Cold War

Yalta Conference 1945: Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt (INF 14/447)
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What was the British government anxious about during the Cold War?

Using documents from Cabinet minutes, the Prime Minister’s records and Foreign Office files, this workshop focuses on British relations with the United States and the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War. Students also have the exciting opportunity to explore recently opened files, including those that cover the subject of espionage!

Connections to the curriculum:

  • AQA: GCE History, Unit 2R: The Cold War, c1945-1991
  • OCR: GCE History, Unit Y113: Britain 1930-1997: British Period Study: Britain’s position in the world 1951-1997
  • OCR: GCE History, Unit Y223: Non-British Period Study: The Cold War in Europe, 1941-1995

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

Session options

This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives

2 hours

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Key stage 5

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