- of, relating to, or characteristic of a period following a war: postwar problems; postwar removal of rationing.
Origin of postwar
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Examples from the Web for postwar
Unlike Brunner, Remer was itinerant, and spent much time in that other nest of postwar Nazis—Cairo.Hitler’s Henchmen in Arabia
December 7, 2014
Nonetheless, files continued to fill with damaging information as postwar debriefings proceeded.On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner
September 20, 2014
After the postwar disintegration of the British Empire, Scots curiously disassociated themselves with the period altogether.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality
September 18, 2014
The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue (1996).The 10 Best Books About the Motor City
August 1, 2014
He likes to talk about the long sweep of urban history, with the postwar suburb boom hollowing them out.Can America’s Favorite Ex-Con Mayor Win Again?
June 22, 2014
Agriculture has not fully recovered from postwar depression.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge
These councils later became the basis of the postwar governmental structure.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
Modern postwar pessimism, although a cult like any other, was persuasive, deceptively articulate.The Trial of Callista Blake
The postwar calls on the medical service of the department were very great.
But neither the danger of a postwar inflation nor of a subsequent collapse in production and employment is yet overcome.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
Word Origin and History for postwar
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