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Harry S Truman
Truman v. Dewey (1948)

Harry S Truman, Thirty-third President of the United States

Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972) was the thirty-third President of the United States of America (1945 - 1952).  He became the Commander in Chief of the United States on Franklin Delano Roosevelt passed away on April 12, 1945.  During Truman's eventful Presidency he saw the dropping of the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the end of World War II, the Marshall Plan (a plan to help rebuild post-war Europe), the beginning of the Cold War, the desegregation of the United States Armed Forces, the formation of the United Nations, the second "Red Scare," and most of the Korean War.  Truman surpassed the low expectations many had when he began his presidency and developed a reputation as a strong, capable leader.

Harry S Truman
Harry S Truman, 33rd President of the United States

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