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Posted by Howie from Harrison Ave. on Wednesday, February 19th 2020:

In Reply to: Re: World War11 recollections posted by Sammy on Friday, January 24th 2020:

Also was 2 when we entered the war. Recall that the rubber shortage resulted in my Bazooka bubble gum going from a penny to about 8 cents, and my favorite Spauldeens jumping from a nickel to about 50 cents. Tough on the allowance.

Japan's surrender in August '45 was memorable. Tore up and tossed newspapers with my father from the roof of our building. Everyone was doing it to celebrate. Wondered how this "blizzard" would be cleaned up, but of course our top notch sanitation workers had it done by the next morning.

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