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1945
   President of the United States was   
Harry S. Truman
1945
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Sarah Palfrey Cooke
1945
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Harry S. Truman
Vice President who took over from Franklin D. Roosevelt on his death after 82 days in office.
1945
   was the year   
The United Nations Was Formed
Formed following World War II to replace the League of Nations. It had an initial membership of 51 states, which has now risen to 192.
1945
   was the year   
World War II Ended
German High Command surrendered on May 7, 1945 and the Japanese surrendered on August 14th 1945. V-J Day is known as "Shusen-kinenbi" in Japan, which means "Memorial day for the end of the war".
Wilhelm Gustloff
   sank in   
1945
Jan. 30 Cruise ship carrying German refugees and soldiers sunk by Soviet submarine in Baltic.
1945
   champions were   
Oklahoma A&M
Bob Marley
   was born on   
February 6, 1945
Reggai musician
1945
      
Decision to Divide Korea Along the 38th Parallel
1945
   saw the   
Battle of Iwo Jima
Feb 19-March 16, over 20,000 Japanese soldiers died; the last soldier surrendered in 1951
Indonesia
   gained independence in   
1945
17 August. Netherlands (proclaimed independence on 27 December 1949, Indonesia became legally independent from the Netherlands)
U.S.S. Iowa
      
Admiral Halsey's Flagship for Formal Japanese Surrender in Sept. 1945
Commissioned Feb. 1943 -- BB-61
1945
   was the year   
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Was Liberated
Extent of the Holocaust atrocities is revealed, April 11
1945
   was the year   
Atomic Bombs Were Used Against Japan
Catch-22 (1970)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Das Boot (1981)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Based on the book "Das Boot" by Lothar G. Buchheim, which was based on his 1941 experience as a journalist on the German submarine U-96.
Stalingrad
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Longest Day
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Saving Private Ryan
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks
Enemy at the Gates
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Fiction but borrows from the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942-43 for its historical setting.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Great Escape (1963)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Based on a true story which was the basis of the book by Paul Brickhill - "The Great Escape". Brickhill was one of the great escapees.
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Last 12-cylinder Car Produced in the United States Was the 1945 Lincoln Continental.
   is   
False
1948 Lincoln Continental
1945
      
UN Charter
Establishes the United Nations.
1945
   Leroy released   
The Syncopated Clock
Written while Mr. Anderson was serving in the U.S. Army and assigned as Chief of the Scandinavian Desk of Military Intelligence at the Pentagon. It was chosen as the theme music for the "Late Show" a nightly showcase of vintage movies on WCBS in New York and WBBM in Chicago and remained so from 1950 to 1975. lyrics written for it by Mitchell Parish in 1950.
1945
   Leroy released   
A Trumpeter's Lullaby
Mr Anderson wrote this upon request by Roger Voisin who was then principal trumpeter for the Boston Pops Orchestra.
1945
   Leroy released   
Ticonderoga March
Anderson's only composition written for concert band.
1945 - 1947
   the Australian Governor-General was   
HRH Prince Henry William Frederick Albert
Officially addressed as His Excellency Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden. Awarded KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO. Born Sandringham, England, UK.
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
From Here to Eternity (1953)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Schindler's List (1993)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Stalag 17 (1953)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
The Thin Red Line (1998)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
   features   
Second World War, 1939 - 1945
1945
   saw the   
Battle of Berlin
The final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II and was designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union. 16th April 1945 - 2nd May 1945. Berlin, Germany. WWII. Combatants: Germany ¦ Soviet Union, Communist Poland. Outcome: German defeat.
1945
   the winner was the   
Toronto Maple Leafs
January 20, 1945
   the oath was recited by   
Franklin D. Roosevelt
South Portico, White House by Harlan F. Stone, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
April 12, 1945
   the oath was recited by   
Harry S. Truman
Cabinet Room, White House by Harlan F. Stone, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1945 -46
   was won by   
No One
The league was suspended due to the Second World War
1945
   was the year   
Atomic Bombs Were Used Against Japan
1945
   was the year   
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Was Liberated
Extent of the Holocaust atrocities is revealed, April 11
1945
   was the year   
The United Nations Was Formed
Formed following World War II to replace the League of Nations. It had an initial membership of 51 states, which has now risen to 192.
1945
   was the year   
World War II Ended
German High Command surrendered on May 7, 1945 and the Japanese surrendered on August 14th 1945. V-J Day is known as "Shusen-kinenbi" in Japan, which means "Memorial day for the end of the war".
1945
   was the year of the   
Battle of Berlin
The final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II and was designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union. 16th April 1945 - 2nd May 1945. Berlin, Germany. WWII. Combatants: Germany ¦ Soviet Union, Communist Poland. Outcome: German defeat.
1945
   was the year of the   
Battle of Iwo Jima
Feb 19-March 16, over 20,000 Japanese soldiers died; the last soldier surrendered in 1951






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