Life Magazine June 5, 1995 – 1945 Retrospective


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Life Magazine Cover : Famous Scenes from 1945.

  • Special Issue for 1945 : The Old Order Dies – A New America is Born.
  • A wonderful summary of 1945 on the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII.
  • In the century’s watershed year, the world as we know it was born.
  • January 1 through May 8, from the Battle of the Bulge to the death of FDR to victory in Europe. Into the future : Social revolution : for blacks, women and returning GIs, the war’s end brought great expectations – and impatience for change.
  • May 9 through September 2 : with Truman in command, the Japanese surrendered. Into the future : Suburbanization : Freeways, drive-ins, motels and prefab housing reshaped America’s way of life.
  • September 3 through December 31, the dawn of peace and the cold war. Into the future : World Order : The global stage was set for trouble, from superpower rivalry to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • Voices 1945 : The tenor of tumultuous times, in the words of sages, pundits, politicians and ordinary people.
  • Faces 1945 : They were beautiful, brilliant, valiant, In a year of high drama, the men and women who stood at center stage.
  • Includes small reproductions of all the covers of LIFE magazine in 1945.
  • Lots of great stories, people and photos from 1945.
  • A FEW of the photos include George Lott, people standing in long line to buy cigarettes, Marines on Mount Suribachi (Iwo Jima), Prisoners at Buchenwald, Graham Jackson crying at Roosevelt’s funeral, Lt. John Carter, British prisoners of war being released, William D. Robertson and Alexander Sylvashko, Women welders in Gary, Francis Fenton and his dead son Michael, Baseball player Caroline Morris, Irwin family of Neosho Rapids, Kansas.
  • Color General Motors ad with John Sawhill, Nature Conservancy and buffalo.
  • Betty Friedan today.
  • Shirley and Nick Fellner today and in 1945.
  • Includes some neat war time posters.
  • Life celebrates 1945.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine June 5, 1995!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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