Cold War History

Spies Among Us: The 75th Anniversary of the Gouzenko Affair

75 feet under: Behind-the-Scenes in the Machine Room

This week we introduced a new member to our team: Teigan!She’s our new Marketing and Communications Coordinator! Here’s a few words about her first week.“My first week has been really inspiring! Everyone has been warm and welcoming and I’m...

EIGHT: Arrival

Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh DicksThree people. 62 photographs. Twelve days. 3,550 miles.  Santa Barbara to Ottawa. We’re here … Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum. [gallery...

SEVEN: Renewed Topographics

Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh DicksAs a photography-obsessed teenage I used to covet the small selection of monographs the high school library dedicated to the medium. It was there in the sterile scholastic surrounds under the dull...

SIX: The Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex

Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh DicksMinuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles were not the only nuclear-armed rockets lurking below the prairies of North Dakota. Watching over the state’s extensive cluster of Minutemans was the...

FIVE: Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site

Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh DicksIt might be the slowest elevator in North Dakota, but as you inch down below the North Dakota prairie, the destination is certainly worth the drawn-out ride.When the concertinaed gate retracts you are delivered into a...

Who needs Vesper, when you have Moores?

Bond: I already have a dinner jacket.Vesper: There are dinner jackets and then there are dinner jackets; this is the latter. And I need you to look like a man who belongs at that table.Bond: How... it's tailored?Vesper: I sized you up the...

TWO: Wendover Airfield – Home of the Enola Gay

Written by Guest Blogger: Brett Leigh DicksEstablished in 1940, the Wendover Army Air Field was a United States Army bombing and gunnery range located in northwest Utah.When the United States entered World War II in 1941 the airfield took on a much greater...

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