The Century of Warfare

Season 1 Episode 23

Wars in Peace 1945 - 1989

Aired Unknown Jan 02, 1994 on A&E
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Wars in Peace 1945 - 1989
The threat of nuclear war kept the rival superpowers at peace for more than forty years after the Second World War, but this balance of terror did not prevent scores of other conflicts erupting all over the world.This programme looks at the amazing range of flashpoints in a supposedly peaceful world, which have caused such savagery and tragic loss of human life. * The Mau Mau* De Gaulle and the OAS * Operation Grand Slam * Retaking the Falklands * The Football War* Grenada and Panamamoreless

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