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Get a snapshot view of the 1940s with over 100 news reports from the Washington Post at the time. The first half of the 1940s was dominated by WW2 and in this nostalgic return to the decade there are graphic reports of how the war progressed. Written at the time the reports have been reproduced from original national newspapers. There are also post war reports as the country celebrated and servicemen returned home. FDR’s historic third term that began in 1941 and his untimely death in April 1945 are covered by original Washington Post articles, and many more events of the decade, such as the tragic news of Ghandi’s assassination. Take a look at the advertisements and the brands that are still very much alive today. This newspaper book contains over 100 historic stories which are bound in a hard back slate grey cover, measuring 12.5”x15” this book reflects an important decade of history.