Wed, 05 Feb 8.30pm
The Summer of 1945, the world celebrated as the atrocities of WWII were left behind. But with new global leaders rising up, a new war was beginning.
Wed, 12 Feb 8.30pm
1947 and the world is at the mercy of its leaders with Truman, Ho Chi Minh, Stalin and Mao Zedong each preparing to go to battle for ultimate power.
Wed, 19 Feb 8.30pm
September 1950 and the war against Communism was being fought across Asia. While a beaten Truman considers the bomb, Stalin increases his influence.
Wed, 26 Feb 8.30pm
March 1953, Stalin is dead and in Asia the heated conflicts are ending. But with foreign troops leaving the region, Ho Chi Minh formulates a new plan.
Summer 1945. Leaving the atrocities of war behind, the Allies wholeheartedly celebrate a return to peace. But behind the scenes of global reconstruction, a more drawn-out, insidious confrontation is in the making. Soon, an "iron curtain" will come down, dividing the Communist Eastern bloc, dominated by the Soviet Union, and the West, behind the United States. This is the Cold War, the War of Worlds. In a frantic arms race, the United States have invented the worst threat possible - the nuclear bomb. During the course of fifty years, the great heads of state, Stalin, Khrushchev, Mao, and Kennedy, face each other off in a precarious balance of terror. In Indochina, Korea, Vietnam and Afghanistan, they wage war on each other through other peoples. Nonetheless, it is still the same war between East and West. The same leaders, the same terrified civilians, the same regions destroyed by bombs, the same rows of starving prisoners? Beyond those who are in power, all of mankind can, at any time, be plunged into the Apocalypse.
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