1945 in the United Kingdom

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1945 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1945 in the United Kingdom. This year sees the end of World War II and a landslide General Election victory for the Labour Party.

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Events[edit]

Churchill waves to the crowds on VE Day

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  2. ^ Foster, Vicki (2 April 2010). "65th anniversary of the V2 rocket landing in Orpington". News Shopper (Orpington). 
  3. ^ a b c d The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC
  4. ^ a b c Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 394–395. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  5. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  6. ^ http://www.number10.gov.uk/history-and-tour/prime-ministers-in-history/harold-wilson
  7. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/macmillan_harold.shtml
  8. ^ Blain, Max (3 March 2006). "Cartoon collection scoops originals from the hilarious world of Giles: Laughter Box". Canterbury Adscene. pp. 6–7. 
  9. ^ The Times, 14 August 1945, p. 4.
  10. ^ "Mr Harold Macmillan". Hansard 1803–2005. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  11. ^ The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
  12. ^ Marr, Andrew (2007). A History of Modern Britain. London: Macmillan. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-4050-0538-8. 
  13. ^ "Liverpool and its Chinese Seamen". Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  14. ^ Postan, M. M. (1967). An Economic History of Western Europe, 1945–1964. London: Methuen. p. 122. 
  15. ^ Gilliland, Ben (16 January 2009). "Science & Discovery". Metro. 
  16. ^ Berry, George (1970). Discovering Schools. Tring: Shire Publications. ISBN 0-85263-091-3. 
  17. ^ "Smethwick". The House of Commons Constituencies. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 

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