Dying as a civilian in peacetime, with nothing and no one at stake, was an almost comically cruel twist of fate.
I suppose that acts of good (when done in peacetime) can be even more selfless than those done in war.
Nonetheless, FDR drummed up just enough support in the summer of 1940 to institute the first peacetime draft in American history.
At the same time, the Allies realized that their fellow wartime ally, the Soviet Union, would soon become their peacetime enemy.
His birth took place in Paris in peacetime, not, say, in Sarajevo in war.
Bikini in 1946 was the scene of the first peacetime tests of atomic weapons.
Troops who are not fired upon will fire with nearly peacetime accuracy.
In peacetime, the unit can be used as a bookcase, pantry, or storage facility.
Meanwhile, it is a relief to hear that the move is going on just like peacetime.
At this moment we are in transition from a wartime to a peacetime economy.