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.

To view an ongoing photo gallery of The Daily Sentinel’s 120 years project, go to GJSentinel.com.


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