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What Things Cost in 1943:
Car: $1,100
Gasoline: 19 cents/gal
House: $8,000
Bread: 9 cents/loaf
Milk: 62 cents/gal
Postage Stamp: 3 cents
Stock Market: 136
Average Annual Salary: $2,500
Minimum Wage: 30 cents per hour

                           
               

 

1942 Ford Bomber.JPG (47129 bytes) (47K)
 


  • The United States is engaged in World War-II.
  • All commercial production of television equipment is banned for the remainder of the war. 
  • In the United States, television is allowed to continue broadcasting on a very limited basis at some stations.   In England, however, ALL broadcasting comes to a complete halt, until June 7, 1946.

 


                           
               

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