Fall of the Wall

November 9th marks the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.  Look back on this key moment in history with these great books on the Fall of the Wall and the Cold War.
Title Author
The cold war : first series
Total Cold War : Eisenhower's secret propaganda battle at home and abroad Kenneth Alan Osgood
The Fall of the Berlin Wall : reassessing the causes and consequences of the end of the Cold War
Cold war constructions : the political culture of United States imperialism, 1945-1966
Wildfire and Americans : how to save lives, property, and your tax dollars Roger G Kennedy
Dean Acheson : a life in the Cold War Robert L Beisner
Three days in Moscow : Ronald Reagan and the fall of the Soviet empire Bret Baier
Red November : inside the secret U.S.-Soviet submarine war W Craig Reed
Betrayal in Berlin : the true story of the Cold War's most audacious espionage operation Steve Vogel
The Cold War's killing fields : rethinking the long peace Paul Thomas Chamberlin
Operation Gladio : the unholy alliance between the Vatican, the CIA, and the the Mafia Paul L Williams
The Georgetown set : friends and rivals in Cold War Washington Gregg Herken
The rebellion of Ronald Reagan : a history of the end of the Cold War Jim Mann
The global Cold War : third world interventions and the making of our times Odd Arne Westad
The zookeepers' war : an incredible true story from the cold war Jan Mohnhaupt
The Cold War : a military history Lawrence Freedman
The Atlantic and its enemies : a personal history of the Cold War Norman Stone
Cold war : building for nuclear confrontation 1946-1989 Wayne Cocroft
My target was Leningrad : V force : preserving our democracy Philip Goodall
The global age : Europe, 1950-2017 Ian Kershaw
Good Muslim, bad Muslim : America, the Cold War, and the roots of terror Mahmood Mamdani
Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965 Michael Burleigh
Cold War spy stories from Eastern Europe
The lost peace : leadership in a time of horror and hope, 1945-1953 Robert Dallek
Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy Frank L Jones
Laika's window : the legacy of a Soviet space dog Kurt Caswell
The silent war : the Cold War battle beneath the sea John P Craven
Above & beyond : John F. Kennedy and America's most dangerous Cold War spy mission Casey Sherman
From Roosevelt to Truman : Potsdam, Hiroshima, and the Cold War Wilson D Miscamble
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war" W R Smyser
The Kennan diaries George F Kennan
The Iron Curtain : the Cold War in Europe Bruce L Brager
Churchill's Cold War : the politics of personal diplomacy Klaus Larres
Us versus them : the United States, radical Islam, and the rise of the green threat Douglas Little
A brief history of the Cold War : the hidden truth about how close we came to nuclear conflict John Hughes-Wilson
The origins of the Cold War Caroline Kennedy-Pipe
The American nuclear disarmament dilemma, 1945-1963 David Tal
The ideas that conquered the world : peace, democracy, and free markets in the twenty-first century Michael Mandelbaum
The mighty Wurlitzer : how the CIA played America Hugh Wilford
Redefining science : scientists, the national security state, and nuclear weapons in Cold War America Paul Rubinson
Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon Steve Sheinkin
Henry Kissinger and the American century Jeremi Suri
Red star rogue : the untold story of a Soviet submarine's nuclear strike attempt on the U.S. Kenneth Sewell
The last soldiers of the Cold War : the story of the Cuban Five Fernando Morais
Red moon rising : Sputnik and the hidden rivalries that ignited the Space Age Matthew Brzezinski
Along the wall and watchtowers : a journey down Germany's divide Oliver August
The hawk and the dove : Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the history of the Cold War Nicholas Thompson
The hidden hand : Britain, America, and Cold War secret intelligence Richard J Aldrich
The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government David K Johnson
Dark waters : an insider's account of the NR-1, the Cold War's undercover nuclear sub Lee Vyborny