Liberty Union-Thurston Alumni
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association
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 Baltimore, Ohio 43105
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association

Class of 1945


In 1945, A Postage Stamp Cost 3 Cents

Harry Truman becomes president of the US

The Holocaust is revealed to the world when British troops liberate the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin agree that the Soviet Union would enter the war against Japan at the Yalta Conference

Germany surrenders, ending the war in Europe

The first atomic bomb explodes in Alamagordo, NM

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Japan surrenders, ending WWII

Adolf Hitler and his wife of one day, Eva Braun, commit suicide as Soviet troops approach Berlin

Bob Marley, Steve Martin, Rod Stewart, and Mia Farrow are born

Detroit Tigers win the World Series

Cleveland Rams win the NFL championship

Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

Animal Farm by George Orwell is published

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