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Spring 1945 - Nagasaki August 15 — The Japanese surrender...

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Spring 1945 May 1 — the death of Hitler is announced by the head of the provisional German government. May 8 — V-E Day, the formal end of the war in Europe. Summer 1945 Ultima comes to live with the M á rez family. Lupito is killed near the river. The first atomic bomb is tested on July 16, 1945, at Trinity, in the White Sands area near  Alamogordo, New Mexico. July 26 — Japan is given the Potsdam ultimatum of "unconditional surrender" by the Allies. August 6 — The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and, on August 9, another is dropped on 
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Unformatted text preview: Nagasaki. August 15 — The Japanese surrender to the Allied forces. The Márez family goes to El Puerto de los Lunas to help with the harvest. Fall 1945 Antonio starts school. Antonio's brothers return from the war. Winter 1945 The Márez family is whole again. Spring 1946 Antonio's brothers get restless and plan to leave Guadalupe. León and Eugene leave for Las Vegas, New Mexico. Antonio and Andrew walk together into town in the mornings....
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