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Конец 1945 Года

НЬЮ-ЙОРК – 8 мая 1945 года, когда Вторая мировая война в Европе официально закончилась, большая часть мира лежала в руинах. Но если человеческий потенциал знает несколько ограничений уничтожения, то возможность начать заново, так же знаменательна. Возможно, именно поэтому человечеству до сих пор удавалось выжить.

Без сомнения, миллионы людей в конце войны были слишком голодны и истощены, чтобы сделать что-нибудь далеко за пределами того, чтобы остаться в живых. Но, в то же время, волна идеализма прокатилась по обломкам, в виде коллективного чувства решимости, построить мир более справедливый, мирный и безопасный.

Вот почему великий герой войны, Уинстон Черчилль, был отстранен от должности летом 1945 года, еще до капитуляции Японии. Мужчины и женщины рисковали жизнью не для того, чтобы просто взять и вернуться к старым временам классовых привилегий и социальных деприваций. Они хотели лучшее жилье, образование и бесплатную медицинскую помощь для всех.

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