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The Cold War Vault

Dr. DJ Kinney

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The Cold War Vault
The Cold War Vault

The Cold War Vault

Dr. DJ Kinney

3
Followers
14
Plays
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Tales from the most dangerous decades in history.

Latest Episodes

EP23: Operation Gladio and the European Stay-Behind Networks

What seemed like a necessary and prudent precaution in the face of a Warsaw Pact invasion of Western Europe, became deeply controversial after the fall of the Soviet Union and the revelation of the European stay-behind networks and their ties to NATO and the CIA.

48 MIN1 weeks ago
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EP23: Operation Gladio and the European Stay-Behind Networks

EP22: Left Behind, the Alaskan StayBehind Agents

In the 1950s, an unsuspecting group of Alaska residents were recruited by the FBI to stand against the Soviet invaders. This is their story.

46 MINSEP 14
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EP22: Left Behind, the Alaskan StayBehind Agents

EP21: Listener Question, Skyfall and Scramjets

A listener question leads to a discussion on what Russia was up to a couple of weeks ago when a new cruise missile exploded...with radioactive implications.

15 MINAUG 22
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EP21: Listener Question, Skyfall and Scramjets

EP20: Submarine Disasters of 1968

What does the wreck of the titanic have to do with the loss of two U.S. nuclear submarines? This episode tells the story of the four submarine disasters of 1968.

31 MINAUG 5
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EP20: Submarine Disasters of 1968

EP19: Fearmonger Fridays and Grumble in the Gulf

In this timely news-based episode we will look at some of the trouble in the Persian Gulf, and a history of tanker trouble in the Strait of Hormuz. Also up, 17 CIA spies surprisingly not executed by Iran, and long lost French submarine found as I was writing that it had never been found.

13 MINJUL 24
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EP19: Fearmonger Fridays and Grumble in the Gulf

EP18: Cold War on Ice, Part Three: The IGY and the Icecap

The third installment of this journey into the Arctic with the U.S. Army in the 1950s. This time, we take a trip onto the icecap with fully equipped convoys, trying to prove that the Army was a force to be reckoned with!

26 MINJUL 12
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EP18: Cold War on Ice, Part Three: The IGY and the Icecap

EP17: Cold War on Ice, Part Two: Camp Century

In this second episode of the series, "Cold War on Ice," we will go under the Greenland Icecap and explore the Army's snowbase Century and its bid for relevance in the race between branches.

31 MINJUN 26
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EP17: Cold War on Ice, Part Two: Camp Century

EP16: Cold War on Ice, Part One: Operation Bluejay

This is the first episode in a series that will delve into the role that the far north played in the Cold War. This episode deals with Operation Bluejay, the construction of Thule Air Base in Greenland in 1951. From here we'll explore everything that Thule allowed the U.S. Army and Air Force to do in the farthest reaches of the Arctic.

40 MINMAY 24
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EP16: Cold War on Ice, Part One: Operation Bluejay

EP15: News, Missiles, and Radioactive Shrimp

Some interesting Cold War related stories that came across my desk this week. Some scary and some strange, but I hope all will be thought provoking and interesting. We begin with a retro look at some British Cold War civil defense advice, touch on the current state of North Korea, and end with a look under the sea at some radioactive shrimp.

17 MINMAY 7
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EP15: News, Missiles, and Radioactive Shrimp

EP14: Chernobyl and the Russian Woodpecker

On this anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, what begins as a film review becomes something more, as we delve into the relationship between Ukraine and Russia and the rise of a new Russian Empire, all the while looking at the fascinating award-winning documentary,The Russian Woodpecker.

27 MINAPR 23
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EP14: Chernobyl and the Russian Woodpecker

Latest Episodes

EP23: Operation Gladio and the European Stay-Behind Networks

What seemed like a necessary and prudent precaution in the face of a Warsaw Pact invasion of Western Europe, became deeply controversial after the fall of the Soviet Union and the revelation of the European stay-behind networks and their ties to NATO and the CIA.

48 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
EP23: Operation Gladio and the European Stay-Behind Networks

EP22: Left Behind, the Alaskan StayBehind Agents

In the 1950s, an unsuspecting group of Alaska residents were recruited by the FBI to stand against the Soviet invaders. This is their story.

46 MINSEP 14
Comments
EP22: Left Behind, the Alaskan StayBehind Agents

EP21: Listener Question, Skyfall and Scramjets

A listener question leads to a discussion on what Russia was up to a couple of weeks ago when a new cruise missile exploded...with radioactive implications.

15 MINAUG 22
Comments
EP21: Listener Question, Skyfall and Scramjets

EP20: Submarine Disasters of 1968

What does the wreck of the titanic have to do with the loss of two U.S. nuclear submarines? This episode tells the story of the four submarine disasters of 1968.

31 MINAUG 5
Comments
EP20: Submarine Disasters of 1968

EP19: Fearmonger Fridays and Grumble in the Gulf

In this timely news-based episode we will look at some of the trouble in the Persian Gulf, and a history of tanker trouble in the Strait of Hormuz. Also up, 17 CIA spies surprisingly not executed by Iran, and long lost French submarine found as I was writing that it had never been found.

13 MINJUL 24
Comments
EP19: Fearmonger Fridays and Grumble in the Gulf

EP18: Cold War on Ice, Part Three: The IGY and the Icecap

The third installment of this journey into the Arctic with the U.S. Army in the 1950s. This time, we take a trip onto the icecap with fully equipped convoys, trying to prove that the Army was a force to be reckoned with!

26 MINJUL 12
Comments
EP18: Cold War on Ice, Part Three: The IGY and the Icecap

EP17: Cold War on Ice, Part Two: Camp Century

In this second episode of the series, "Cold War on Ice," we will go under the Greenland Icecap and explore the Army's snowbase Century and its bid for relevance in the race between branches.

31 MINJUN 26
Comments
EP17: Cold War on Ice, Part Two: Camp Century

EP16: Cold War on Ice, Part One: Operation Bluejay

This is the first episode in a series that will delve into the role that the far north played in the Cold War. This episode deals with Operation Bluejay, the construction of Thule Air Base in Greenland in 1951. From here we'll explore everything that Thule allowed the U.S. Army and Air Force to do in the farthest reaches of the Arctic.

40 MINMAY 24
Comments
EP16: Cold War on Ice, Part One: Operation Bluejay

EP15: News, Missiles, and Radioactive Shrimp

Some interesting Cold War related stories that came across my desk this week. Some scary and some strange, but I hope all will be thought provoking and interesting. We begin with a retro look at some British Cold War civil defense advice, touch on the current state of North Korea, and end with a look under the sea at some radioactive shrimp.

17 MINMAY 7
Comments
EP15: News, Missiles, and Radioactive Shrimp

EP14: Chernobyl and the Russian Woodpecker

On this anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, what begins as a film review becomes something more, as we delve into the relationship between Ukraine and Russia and the rise of a new Russian Empire, all the while looking at the fascinating award-winning documentary,The Russian Woodpecker.

27 MINAPR 23
Comments
EP14: Chernobyl and the Russian Woodpecker
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