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1940s

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Centuries:
19th century - 20th century - 21st century
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1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s

Years:

1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949


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Events and trends

The 1940s were dominated by World War II, the most destructive armed conflict in history. The post-war period saw the beginning of the East-West conflict and the Cold War, together with major social upheaval caused by the destruction of the war, the large number of refugees, and soldiers returning home and demanding government recognition for their sacrifice.

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