1941 -  Regular TV broadcasting
 begins in the United States
1942 - Manhattan Project begins secert work on atomic bomb
1944 - D-Day invasion marks the beginning of the end of
WWII in Europe
1945 - Atomic bomb tested in New Mexico
1945 - United Nations is officially established
1945 - Horrors of Nazi Holocaust,
concentration camps exposed
1945 - Germany surrenders: V. E. Day celebrated
1945 - Congress passes "GI Bill of Rights" to help veterans
Picture at left is of the
Enola Gay just after
take off heading for
Japan
1945 - U. S. drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima, Nagasaki:
Japan surrenders to end World War II
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