120 years: 1045
Japan and Germany formally surrender and World War II ends.
Men and women are welcomed home and bonds continue to be sold to pay for the conflict.
On home ground, a chicken named Mike survives an assassination attempt near Fruita.
In insectary to produce bug-eating bugs beneficial to agriculture is established in Palisade.
The Anvil Points Oil Shale Project is started by the U.S. Bureau of Mines.
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