The Use of Telegraphy Peaks in the U.S. with the Transmission of 236 Billion Messages in 1945

1945
image of a Western Union telegram from the 1940s
Western Union telegram from the 1940s

In 1945 use of telegraphy peaked in the United States with the transmission of "236,169,000,000" messages during that year, presumably because this was the year in which so many soldiers returned home from World War II.

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