"The 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing was a terrorist attack on the La Belle discothèque in West Berlin, Germany, an entertainment venue that was commonly frequented by United States soldiers. A bomb placed under a table near the disk jockey's booth exploded at 1:45 am Central European Time on April 5, 1986, killing three people and injuring around 230 people, including 79 American servicemen." I was a US Soldier in Berlin before, during, and after…

"The 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing was a terrorist attack on the La Belle discothèque in West Berlin, Germany, an entertainment venue that was commonly frequented by United States soldiers. A bomb placed under a table near the disk jockey's booth exploded at 1:45 am Central European Time on April 5, 1986, killing three people and injuring around 230 people, including 79 American servicemen." I was a US Soldier in Berlin before, during, and after…

November 4 1979: "Militant Islamic students in Iran have stormed the US embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and taken more than 90 people hostage."

November 4 1979: "Militant Islamic students in Iran have stormed the US embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and taken more than 90 people hostage."

On this day, March 14, in 1951. United Nations forces re-capture the city of Seoul, Korea during the Korean Conflict. (image courtesy: CHOSUN.com)

On this day, March 14, in 1951. United Nations forces re-capture the city of Seoul, Korea during the Korean Conflict. (image courtesy: CHOSUN.com)

Some photos I took between 1985 - 1987 while I was assigned to the US Army's Berlin Brigade in West Berlin, Germany.

Some photos I took between 1985 - 1987 while I was assigned to the US Army's Berlin Brigade in West Berlin, Germany.

March 25: Soviet Collectivization in the Baltic States of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia is forced on the people in those Soviet states in 1949.

March 25: Soviet Collectivization in the Baltic States of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia is forced on the people in those Soviet states in 1949.

The Cold War Minute (a daily podcast hosted by Dave Guerra featuring highlights of events on this day during the Cold War)

The Cold War Minute (a daily podcast hosted by Dave Guerra featuring highlights of events on this day during the Cold War)

May 12, 1949: The BERLIN AIRLIFT comes to an end. After an almost 11 month Soviet Blockade of Berlin the Western Allies delivered over two million tons of supplies in over 270,000 flights in and out of Berlin almost non-stop for the entire time.

May 12, 1949: The BERLIN AIRLIFT comes to an end. After an almost 11 month Soviet Blockade of Berlin the Western Allies delivered over two million tons of supplies in over 270,000 flights in and out of Berlin almost non-stop for the entire time.

Another real scene depicted in my book "The Uprisers." This is the Pan-European Picnic that opened the borders in the late 80's.

Another real scene depicted in my book "The Uprisers." This is the Pan-European Picnic that opened the borders in the late 80's.

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