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The Cold War was a sustained, lengthy state of political and military unrest between national powers after World War II.
It was termed as "cold" because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two sides, although there were major regional wars, known as proxy wars. The Vietnam War was one of these proxy wars that saw both anti- and pro-communist forces battling for supremacy over their ideological precipices.
Due to Fallout's divergence from the real world timeline, it is unknown how accurate the Cold War was in the series' timeline.
- ↑ The Cold War on Wikipedia
- ↑ Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.310: "Raven Rock
Originally known as "Site R," Raven Rock was designed at the beginning of the Cold War as a shelter for top military officials. It has served as the base of operations for the Enclave since the government's remaining forces retreated there. This is only accessible during Main Quest: The American Dream; it is otherwise impenetrable. The following section reflects the order you will visit each interior location."
(Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition Tour of the Capital Wasteland)
- ↑ Fallout Tactics intro#Intro audio cues