Eastern Peace Time
Olson, Arthur David (NCI)
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Sep 25 18:48:18 UTC 2000
Last night I heard part of a rebroadcast of a 1945 Arch Oboler radio drama.
In the introduction, Oboler spoke of "Eastern Peace Time." An AltaVista
search turned up
by way of confirmation.
The "northamerica" time zone file already has information about Eastern War
Time during World War II...
Rule US 1942 only - Feb 9 2:00 1:00
W # War
Rule US 1945 only - Sep 30 2:00 0
...and presumably what's needed is a line between these two such as...
Rule US 1945 only - Sep 2 h:mmu 1:00
P # Peace
...where h:mm is the time that the document ending the war was signed.
And so, two questions:
1. What are the correct values for h and mm above?
2. Was that indeed the instant when the switch from War Time to Peace
Thanks in advance for any light that folks can shed!
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