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WORLD WAR II // 50 YEARS AGO TODAY

From newspapers of Sept. 28, 1945: The nation will turn its clocks back one hour this Sunday, ending "war time." Since February 1942, clocks have been moved ahead as a daylight-saving device to conserve electrical power. "Of all the regulations that were imposed upon the American people during the war, this was the most irksome," says U.S. Rep. Clarence Cannon, D-Mo. Gen. George Patton has been summoned to Gen. Dwight Eisenhower's headquarters in Germany to explain why he has permitted some Nazis to continue to hold positions in the Bavarian government. Raymond Daniell of the New York Times says all indications are that Patton will be told to toe the line "or yield his command to someone more amenable." Returning Army and Navy men are overwhelming the available accommodations in New York City. A housing official proposes that tents be pitched in Central Park, but Park Commissioner Robert Moses vetoes the idea. The veterans say they would be happy to sleep in the park. "It's better than Okinawa," says one. "It's cleaner than a foxhole," says another. An American colonel of the Office of Strategic Services is killed in Saigon as fighting continues between French Indochinese nationalists and Allied forces.

Note: This is the final appearance of this feature.

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