The year 1945 was one of radical change for all of humanity. Some think of it as the year World War II ended. Others think of it as the marker for the beginning of the atomic age. Many bundle together countless wartime, political and economic events and consider it the start of U.S. primacy and dominance across the globe.
Founded in the darkest days of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020, 19FortyFive seeks to ask a basic question: How does humanity cope with a world that seems always on the precipice of radical change each and every day? What happens when every day feels like the start of a new age? What happens when every day is 1945?
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