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Last updated 8/5/2020 at 12:30pm

You might not expect great changes after World War II, but some things did improve that you might not have expected. During the war there were a number of hardships the public suffered from. This year, many of us are learning things that most of us see as dramatic. Sixty years ago, the public suffered for six or seven years, not just months like we are now.

I know there were rationing rules, and no new cars. When I read this story, I sort of chuckled. In 1947 the Colorado Springs city bus line got new buses. 10 at first, to replace the city’s “original” buses. The first bus came in 19...

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