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hungarian press extract - sample file for cold war eastern europe

A letter from the British ambassador in 1954 to Hungary, after England's defeat in a football match, which suggests that future fixtures behind the curtain should not be arranged.

Russian travel itinerary - sample file for cold war eastern europe

An article in the Daily Worker from June 1955 announcing holiday tours in Russia. Includes an advert from the communist-controlled "Progressive Tours" offering trips to the Soviet Union.

soviet forces stats - sample file for cold war eastern europe

A file from 1953 reviews statistics about the perceived strength of the Soviet armed forces in Eastern Europe. It also provides a map with the assumed locations of these armed forces.