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1946: The post-war world in transition
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September 1945: The war was thankfully over. Instead of facing near certain death on the beaches of Japan, jubilant troops would return home to normal lives - wives, kids, homes, mortgages, and all the rest of it.The world to which the troops returned would be far different than the world of 1941, a mere four years earlier. To younger people of today, 1941 or 1946 - so what?