1950's US ARMY FIGHTS SOVIET INVASION of EUROPE | Arma 3 Cold War gone H O T (2023)


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In today's mission we jumped into combat in Europe in the late 1950's, the Soviets have invaded Scandinavia and it's your job to try and hold the line! I love this era as it's this weird mix between WW2 and Vietnam era equipment for both the Soviets and the Americans (NATO). Initially we jumped in from a cute lil' Choctaw helicopter and later on we supported the main combined arms push into a more urban environment, also the M2 Carbine is baller and nobody can stop me from switching it to full auto here and there!

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Oh, right, re boyos.

Welcome back to more ARMA 3 today, we're playing as US Army soldiers here in Europe in the late 1950s, the Soviet Union have attacked Denmark.

And it was our job as the nearest US forces to sort of try and repel.

Their attack I was part of an air assault unit.

We were going around the map attacking different objectives.

And in the end we met up with the ground assault units who had a tank and some APCs.

And our job was then to clear a town.

Hope you guys enjoyed let's.

See you guys in the next one Cheers.

We got contacts on the road like a squad Rossing, sort of we're supposed to move up, but we're being flanked.

What do you want beat Barry night of stay behind and cover you guys or yeah, sounds good.

All right? You got one more coming Barry Brooks this behind Tran, Tran, you're, following them.

125, yep, moving left to right behind the other thing I see them.

I, see them start gawking when I could see them, philia, I, don't, see any of a little stop it's called suppressive Barry.

It looks full no I, got you something you deploy? I mean, right? It does a [ __.

] bad-ass fly over there.

Jesus [, __, ], oh, wait what's that them dropping grenades from a helicopter.


It was those those looks two or three in rapid succession.

Trying to look at Phil I think he I don't know, I can't see much I mean, if you want to take my spot instead here, your weight you're way more important than I.

Am, oh you got that guy.

Another flyby, it looks like I looked up.

Some more grenades contacts in the town.

Yeah, filling the boys are right next to the yellow building Oh.

Yeah, I.

Picked it up.

Just like this is already Star Wars.

What are you talking about I? Don't know, failed, yep, I knows nope.

Yeah, I did wasn't in a kit.

So you know, hope it's a helo that time fail.

Bad time, I know, I'm not believing you but we're dying.

Oh ye.

Oh, my god I'm, putting this [ __ ] to full auto right now.

I think berries still up the hill.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Thank you.


Not walking Barry make it, oh he's running I see him, oh, my god all right? You know, I'm, it's all right? I mean, I just need to Bennett my chest.

One more time, I, appreciate it though, but I should be good for right now.

Barry run he's like he's like a hundred fifty meters out he's gonna make it.

Oh, seven speech, what's, big building that would haunt a little bit awesome.

But oh, my friends are moving turn.

Now if you're dis example, it's my frames in this town, I'm, turning my fuses down like 400.

Okay, up to a 500 now.






I was I.


Sure you wanted me to wait frag.

Brooks is down Brooks us down jam.

Oh, crap.

I'm clear, I turned my penises that's like 500, dude.

It works.


That's the magic right? There, holy [, __ ].

What was that? Sorry? Right? There I got him.

I didn't, get it I know, move in Barry pushing up on the street.

If you want to sit, he I'm gonna cross in front of you crossing.

Oh try just got shot medics down, oh you're up.

Okay, well we just have Tron down, but he's getting Medicare.

Now you wanted to keep moving up with the tank.

Nice, a game.

Public waste is right all right we're pushing down in this episode so we're crossing front right, bird and I'm behind.

You I would really a bunch rather have an f-16, but they work really did.

Yeah before right.

I can go low you running it's clear.

I Brooks don't, go high very bill.

Yeah, a little bit as long as you don't.

You know, as long as you don't get on your tippy toes we're, crossing guys, Tron Phil.

Art, Barry, I'm in sorry, crossing checking right back rights, clear, I, say that be good don't eat down.

Yeah, stick some boy suit Miller.

We got guys right? Good copy.


When did the Cold War turn hot? ›

In June 1950 the Cold War turns hot when American and British backed South Korea is invaded by the Russian and Chinese backed North. American technological superiority in both air and naval power lead to a blockade of North Korea but the land campaign becomes a stalemate.

What were the hot spots in the Cold War? ›

The period from 1946 to 1991 was punctuated by a series of East-West confrontations over Germany, Poland, Greece, Czechoslovakia, China, Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, and many other hot spots.

What war did the United States and the Soviet Union fight together? ›

U.S.-Soviet Alliance, 1941–1945. Although relations between the Soviet Union and the United States had been strained in the years before World War II, the U.S.-Soviet alliance of 1941–1945 was marked by a great degree of cooperation and was essential to securing the defeat of Nazi Germany.

What was the outcome of the military conflict in the Cold War? ›

The dissolution of the Soviet Union ended the Cold War and led to world that is widely considered as uni polar, with the United States being the sole remaining hyperpower, but many other rising powers hold great influence in the world and are certainly superpowers.

Was the Cold War a hot war? ›

As Soviet intelligence officer Nikolai Leonov put it, “The destiny of world confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, between Capitalism and Socialism, would be resolved in the Third World.”13 These conflicts became known as the Proxy Wars, or “Hot” Wars, of the Cold War.

What does it mean when the Cold War gets hot? ›

How did the Cold War start to become "hot?" As the tension between the United States and the Soviet Union grew it was clear that the US had a decided advantage. The US was the worlds only atomic power and United States policy became of containment had proven to be successful. Stalin felt forced to respond.

Was the Cold War hot or cold? ›

This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War (1945-1991). The Cold War was a larger conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was called "cold" because the U.S. and Soviet Union didn't fight each directly, but instead engaged in a war of threats.

What was the first major hot spot of the Cold War? ›

The settlements of 1945 and the Cold War shaped the “Alps-Adriatic” region and made it a hotspot of the early Cold War.

What was the closest the Cold War came to getting hot? ›

The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict.

Did Soviet and American troops ever fight? ›

Unlike the two world wars, there were no physical battles between the major adversaries. It was, instead, an extended competition between the United States and the Soviet Union, along with their respective allies. In 1991, the Soviet Union split up into 15 countries, the largest of which is Russia.

Have US and USSR ever fight directly? ›

It's true, a direct attack between the United States and Soviet Union never occurred. But the two superpowers did fight indirectly around the world, fueling several lengthy and brutal conflicts.

When did US and Russia become enemies? ›

The 2 sides were enemies long before they were allies in WWII. Relations had been bad since 1917 as Russia had become communist and the West had interfered to try and stop it. Russia had also not been allowed to join the League of Nations in the 1920s and things had got worse in the 1930s.

What are 3 lasting impacts of the Cold War? ›

The concrete legacy of the Cold War rotates around three elements: nuclear weapons and the related arms control and non-proliferation treaties; local conflicts with long-lasting consequences; and international institutions that continue to play a key role today.

What were three results of the end of the Cold War? ›

Three significant events heralded the end of the Cold War: the fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

What are three things that ended the Cold War? ›

While the exact end date of the Cold War is debated among historians, it is generally agreed upon that the implementation of nuclear and conventional arms control agreements, the withdrawal of Soviet military forces from Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, and the collapse of the Soviet Union marked the end of the Cold War ...

What were the Cold War hot spots of the 1950s? ›

Answer and Explanation: One would be Korea, where the Korean War lasted from 1950 to 1953. A second was the Suez Canal, where Israel, Britain, and France took action against Egypt (backed by the USSR) when Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal in 1956.

What is a hot war example? ›

open military conflict; an armed conflict between nations: The increasing tension in the Middle East could lead to a hot war.

What makes a war hot? ›

In short, it can be said that a hot war is war wherein a real fight takes place between the soldiers or the armies of two countries. Guns and other weapons are literally employed to kill the opponent soldiers and sometimes even innocent people of the opponent country. This is the real nature of a hot war.

Why wasn t the Cold War a hot war? ›

The U.S. and Soviet Union were the two powers left standing at the end of WWII, but their longstanding rivalry never degenerated into a direct armed conflict between the two nations. Thus, their rivalry was called the Cold War as opposed to an actual hot war, though smaller conflicts spun out of it.

Is a hot war known as actual fighting? ›

hot war (plural hot wars) A conflict in which actual fighting takes place between the belligerent parties.

How many people died in the Cold War? ›

Some 382 Americans were killed as a result of direct enemy action during the Cold War-those military actions between 1945 and 1991 beyond the scope of the Korean and Vietnam wars. This tally includes only those documented military personnel or government operatives killed by communists.

Which war was the coldest? ›

World War I

The winter of 1916-17 was exceptionally cold, which caused great hardship and deaths among the soldiers. Equipment and vehicles also were not suited for the freezing conditions.

What was America's goal during the Cold War? ›

As the Soviets tightened their grip on Eastern Europe, the United States embarked on a policy of containment to prevent the spread of Soviet and communist influence in Western European nations such as France, Italy, and Greece.

What was the most important event in the Cold War? ›

June 26 marks the 74th anniversary of the beginning of the Berlin Airlift, America's first major test of resolve during the Cold War and one of the largest humanitarian aid missions in history.

What were the sites of the two major hot conflicts of the Cold War? ›

Conflicts connected to the Cold War, such as wars in Korea and Vietnam, proved devastating to military forces on both sides.

What were the two hot wars during the Cold War? ›

The proxy wars were fought in regions of Korea, Vietnam and Cambodia. These wars became known as the "hot wars of the Cold War.

Why was the Cold War cold and not hot? ›

The Cold War got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly. In a "hot war," nuclear weapons might destroy everything. So, instead, both sides fought each other indirectly. They supported opposing sides in conflicts in different parts of the world.

What was one place where the Cold War was hot and US soldiers fought and died? ›

In 1950, the Cold War heated up with the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-53). This three-year bloody and brutal struggle left millions of North and South Koreans dead, and over 100,000 casualties for the United Nations forces involved.

What was the closest the Cold War ever came to Outright war? ›

Despite the short time frame, the Cuban Missile Crisis remains a defining moment in American national security and nuclear war preparation. The confrontation is often considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale conflict, nuclear war.

Did the US shoot down any Soviet planes? ›

US pilot shot down four Soviet MiGs in 30 minutes – and kept it a secret for 50 years. Royce Williams was a real-life “Top Gun” 10 years before Tom Cruise was even born. On a cold November day in 1952, Williams shot down four Soviet fighter jets – and became a legend no one would hear about for more than 50 years.

Why did the US feared the Soviet Union? ›

The United States government was initially hostile to the Soviet leaders for taking Russia out of World War I and was opposed to a state ideologically based on communism.

How did the US beat the Soviets? ›

Historians who believe that the U.S. won the Cold War largely agree that American victory was guaranteed through finances. The United States bled Soviets coffers dry through proxy wars and the nuclear arms race.

Has the US ever fought China? ›

1950: Korean War

Soon after the start of the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur led U.S. forces across the 38th Parallel and drove north towards China, which brought China into the conflict and precipitated the first military clash between U.S. and Chinese forces since the Boxer Uprising of 1900.

How much aid did the US give Russia in ww2? ›

Totaling $11.3 billion, or $180 billion in today's currency, the Lend-Lease Act of the United States supplied needed goods to the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1945 in support of what Stalin described to Roosevelt as the “enormous and difficult fight against the common enemy — bloodthirsty Hitlerism.”

Has the US military ever surrendered? ›

On April 9, 1942, Major General Edward P. King Jr. surrenders at Bataan, Philippines—against General Douglas MacArthur's orders—and 78,000 troops (66,000 Filipinos and 12,000 Americans), the largest contingent of U.S. soldiers ever to surrender, are taken captive by the Japanese.

What are two reasons why the Soviets resented America? ›

Postwar Soviet expansionism in Eastern Europe fueled many Americans' fears of a Russian plan to control the world. Meanwhile, the USSR came to resent what they perceived as American officials' bellicose rhetoric, arms buildup, and interventionist approach to international relations.

Could the US avoided the Cold War? ›

Although the US and the Soviet Union experienced intense tension and hostility throughout the Cold War, it's conceivable that the fight might have been averted. The two nations might have worked together if they had shared goals in preventing nuclear war, fostering economic development, and advancing technology.

How long has Russia been an ally of the US? ›

The United States and Soviet Russia established diplomatic relations in November 1933. The United States and the Soviet Union, along with Britain, were the leaders of the Allies against the Axis powers during World War II.

Does the Cold War still affect US today? ›

But the Cold War still affects modern geopolitics. Both nations still have divergent geopolitical interests, large defense budgets, and international military bases. NATO still wields political power and has grown to include 30 member states.

Why is the Cold War still important today? ›

The Cold War had a profound impact on the global nuclear arms situation. In the decades since the end of the Cold War, the number of nuclear weapons in the world has decreased significantly. This is largely due to the efforts of the United States and the Soviet Union to reduce their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.

Who was the arms race between? ›

The nuclear arms race was perhaps the most alarming feature of the Cold War competition between the United States and Soviet Union. Over the decades, the two sides signed various arms control agreements as a means to manage their rivalry and limit the risk of nuclear war.

What happened as a result of Cold War? ›

The Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted for decades and resulted in anti-communist suspicions and international incidents that led two superpowers to the brink of nuclear disaster.

What happened after the Cold War ended? ›

Both the United States and Russia significantly reduced their nuclear stockpiles. The former Eastern Bloc became democratic and was integrated into world economy. Most of former Soviet satellites and three former Baltic Republics were integrated into the European Union and NATO.

What made the Cold War end? ›

In 1989, Soviet forces withdrew from Afghanistan, and the revolutionary wave in East Europe replaced communist-backed governments and Soviet allies. At the Malta summit in December 1989, Gorbachev and US President George H.W. Bush declared the end of the Cold War.

What are the 7 stages of the Cold War? ›

Thus, the Cold War is divided into the following 7 phases to make it easier for readers to understand it in the easiest possible way.
  • 1st Phase (1946-1949) ...
  • 2nd Phase (1949-1953) ...
  • 3rd Phase (1953-1957) ...
  • 4th Phase (1957-1962) ...
  • 5th Phase (1962-1969) ...
  • 6th Phase (1969-1978) ...
  • 7th Phase (1979-1991) ...
  • Conclusion:
Aug 8, 2020

Who won Cold War? ›

The Russian Federation became the Soviet Union's successor state, while many of the other republics emerged from the USSR's collapse as fully independent post-Soviet states. The United States was left as the world's sole superpower. The Cold War and its events have left a significant legacy.

What is a red threat? ›

Severe = Red. The higher the Threat Condition, the greater the risk of a terrorist attack. Risk includes both the probability of an attack occurring and its potential gravity.

What year did the Cold War peak? ›

The Cold War reached its peak in 1948–53.

When did the Cold War get worse? ›

The Cold War from 1979 to 1985 was a late phase of the Cold War marked by a sharp increase in hostility between the Soviet Union and the West. It arose from a strong denunciation of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979.

When did the Cold War cool down? ›

Between the late 1960s and the late 1970s, there was a thawing of the ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. This détente took several forms, including increased discussion on arms control.

What was the most intense time in the Cold War? ›

Key Takeaways. Now a British popular historian and a veteran American reporter, in separate books, contend that the most dangerous moment of the Cold War occurred in late 1983.

What happened in 1975 Cold War? ›

1975. April 17th: The Khmer Rouge, a communist group led by Saloth Sar or Pol Pot, seizes power in Cambodia. The immediately order civilians to evacuate the capital Phnom Penh. April 30th: North Vietnamese troops seize control of Saigon, bringing the Vietnam War to an end.

Who stopped the Cold War from going hot? ›

Although another global war appeared to be inevitable, the build-up of nuclear weapons in both the United States and Soviet Union helped to keep the Cold War from turning “hot.” The knowledge that each superpower held a stockpile of nuclear weapons created a military doctrine of mutually assured destruction (MAD) in ...

What was called a hot spot of the Cold War period? ›

The Hot Spot in the Cold War: Korea 1950-1953.

What ended the Cold War era? ›

While the exact end date of the Cold War is debated among historians, it is generally agreed upon that the implementation of nuclear and conventional arms control agreements, the withdrawal of Soviet military forces from Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, and the collapse of the Soviet Union marked the end of the Cold War ...

Did the United States and the USSR ever fully trust one another? ›

Did the United States and the USSR ever fully trust one other? Explain. No, they had disagreements, US concerned about about spread of communism, and Stalin's tolalitarian rule. The USSR was angry that the US hesitated to treat it as part of international community, and they were slow in entering World War II.

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