Websites & Primary Sources
Wikipedia: The Wikipedia page that provides a general theme of the war and gives students access to sources that were provided.
The Avalon Project: Legal history of Primary Source documents during the Cold War.
Alpha History: Website with lots of primary and secondary sources on the Cold War.
Miller Center: Website rich of primary sources from the Western perspective.
Gilder Lehrman Institute: Website with lots of primary sources on American history post-1945.
Cold War Museum: Provides personal accounts of military servicemen who fought on various campaigns during the Cold War, as well as providing primary sources pertaining to the Cold War.
YouTube Clips & Documentaries
Crash Course World History: YouTube video that is about the Cold War including the Soviet Union.
Crash Course U.S. History: YouTube video that is about the Cold War from the U.S. perspective.
Cold War Series: A playlist on YouTube featuring twenty-four 45-minute documentaries on the History of the Cold War.
Wende Museum: Museum based in Los Angeles that has a collection of Cold War relics.
Regimes Museum: Another museum that focused on totalitarian dictatorships in the 20th Century with their own journal.