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United states and The Soviet Union.
There were mutual suspicious, heightened tensions and a series of international incidents that brought the two countries to the brink of distraction
The Soviet Union resented the U.S for refusal to treat the USSR as a legitimate part of the international community. Also the U.S delay to enter the war that led to the death of millions of Russians
The United States was concerned about Joseph Stalin's tyrannical, blood thirsty leadership. Also postwar USSR expansionism in Eastern Europe made the U.S fearful of Russian plans to control the world
This was the tie during which both the United States and USSR developed atomic weapons
The United States build atomic bombs and hydrogen bombs or "Superbombs"
Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan
sputnik Russian for "traveler". Sputnik was the first man made object to be placed on the Earth's Orbit
President Dwight Eisenhower
Neil Armstrong using NASA's Apollo 11 mission