Definitions for "1945"
Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. It is most widely known for being the end of World War II. It is also known as the beginning of the Information Age.
Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen in 1995, describing the period immediately after a World War II wherein the United States had fought only against Japan, allowing Nazi Germany to defeat the Soviet Union, after which the two victors confront each other in a cold war which swiftly turns hot.