In this episode: - A year in which Europe’s regeneration gathers pace- The creation of the Federal Republic of Germany- Russia’s blockade of Berlin- Anti-communist hysteria sweeps America- China becomes a communist state
In this episode: - In America, anti-communist hysteria gathers pace- Stalin and the new Chinese leader sign a pact of friendship- USA decides to build the Hydrogen Bomb- Prince Rainier III ascends the throne of Monaco, Europe's tiniest state- Communist forces attack the Republic of Korea- Korea: ...
In this episode:
- The Korean War unfolds against the backdrop of growing nuclear tension
- USA test its first H-bombs - a thousand times more powerful than the Hiroshima bombs
- Iran snubs the British by nationalising the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company