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Welcome to the Cold War task force, which covers the history of the Cold War. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope edit

This task force covers the period of global military tension that existed between the end of World War II in 1945 until about 1989. The scope includes not only the main confrontation – between the USA/NATO and the USSR/Warsaw Pact countries – but also operations in other theatres, such as South East Asia, and Central and South America, as the superpower protagonists sought to extend their spheres of influence.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding Cold-War-task-force=yes or Cold-War=yes to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:Cold War task force articles.

Participants edit

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Abovfold (talk · contribs)
  2. Acroterion (talk · contribs)
  3. Cdtuba (talk · contribs)
  4. Eurocopter (talk · contribs)
  5. DPdH (talk · contribs) (Usually will copyedit & review to improve exisiting articles; occasionally may contribute with content focused in Latin America)
  6. DeWillem (talk · contribs)
  7. Grant65 (talk · contribs) (Asia and the Pacific; Australian involvement)
  8. Grko3 (talk · contribs)
  9. JackTheBestBoss (talk · contribs) (US Armed Forces Activity in Korea, Vietnam, and Europe, as well as Military operations, and secret operations, US defense capabilities and weaponry)
  10. Neopeius (talk · contribs) (spaceflight, 1945-1968)
  11. Nick-D (talk · contribs)
  12. Nostalgia of Iran (talk · contribs) (Middle East, especially Iran)
  13. PuppySchoolDropout (talk · contribs) (most interested in espionage and surveillance, psychological aspects of Cold War)
  14. Sp33dyphil (talk · contribs) (Aviation)
  15. Sturmvogel_66 (talk · contribs)
  16. Surv1v4l1st (talk · contribs) (Civil Defense, Nuclear weapons, Social aspects of the Cold War)
  17. TomStar81 (talk · contribs) (general interest)
  18. Yokohama1989 (talk · contribs) (CIA)
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Article statistics edit

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a significant number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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Cold War task force assessment statistics


Open tasks edit

Attention needed referencing and citation (11,152) • coverage and accuracy (9,269) • structure (1,797) • grammar (752) • supporting materials (1,620)
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Add an article here!
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Battle of ChaegunghyonLitochoro attackThessaloniki bombingOperation LimnesOperation CharavgiThird Encirclement Campaign against Hubei-Henan-Shaanxi Soviet USAF ELINT/"ferret" missions
Expansion needed
NORTHAG War Headquarters Cannerberg1986 Lesotho coup d'étatOperation Strangle (Korean War)
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Pat Quinlan (Irish Army officer)
Merging needed
Add an article here!
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Battle of Dak ToOperation Barrel RollOperation Commando HuntOperation Igloo WhiteOperation LinebackerOperation MenuRole of the United States in the Vietnam War
Translation needed
fr:Front révolutionnaire d'action prolétarienne
Tagging needed
Category:Cold War

Article alerts edit

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  • 23 Apr 2024Wz. 89 Puma (talk · edit · hist) AfDed by Fram (t · c) was closed as no consensus by Liz (t · c) on 15 May 2024; see discussion (3 participants; relisted)

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