World War II - The Boom - The Korean War     Supplemental Information For This Era

1940's thru 1950's

1941 USO formed
1942 Alcan Highway
1943 Lebanon declares independence
1944 Paris Liberated
1945 Ho Chi Minh declares independence from France
1946 Atom bomb tests begin in Bikini Atoll
1947 Roswell UFO incident
1948 Sri Lanka gains independence from Britian
1949 Soviet Union tests first atomic bomb

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