The Decade 1945-1955: My Life, Part 3


Having outlined important features of my life through early childhood,  into World War II and out by age 11, what follows here is a rather well-edited version  of the highlights of my life during the decade of 1945-1955.

History According to Me: 1945-1955

PART 3 of Who Am I?

On the last day of World War II, when the armistice was signed with the Japanese, the official word report for that the war was indeed over, came from 11-year-old-Me…at least for my elderly neighbor, Mr. Myers.  I proudly delivered the news report, standing in the front yard.  He was the only person that I actually discussed the war’s end with, as my parents were not into talking of important world issues with kids.

Next followed several years of childhood.  This half dozen years or so was a very difficult time in my life, in which my school life was marked by depression and questionable educational…

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