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    May 22, 1947 - The Truman Doctrine signed into force: "In the words of the Truman Doctrine, it became the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures."

  • Wout Vergauwen

    March 12, 1947 - In a reaction to the ongoing crises in Greece and Turkey, US President Harry Truman proclaims what would become known as the 'Truman doctrine'. His doctrine was a reaction against the spread of communism in Eastern Europe and marked the start of the American containment policy. Because of this reason, many historians consider this event to be the start of the Cold War. #history #truman #coldwar

  • Ann M.

    a quote by Harry S. Truman

  • Patti Hamblin

    Harry Truman: 33rd President of the United States {1945 - 1953} Commander in WWII, Vice President when President FDR died and succeeded to the Presidency on 4-12-1945. Inherited WWII and gave the order to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan thus announcing the end of WWII on 10-1-1945. Committed the US Forces to South Korea to help repel assault from North Korea. First Lady: Elizabeth (Bess) Virginia Wallace Vice President: Alben W. Barkley

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This image shows Harry Truman at age 13 with the glasses he wore as a boy. The photograph was taken about 1897. Note the fairly standard suit with a high collar. Also note the bow tie.

President Harry S. Truman April 12th 1945-January 20th 1953.. Was Vice president under FDR . President Roosevelt died suddenly April 12th 1945 at Warm Springs Georgia,where he was taking a brief rest .33rd President

Although he struggled to succeed on the farm and in business, Harry S. Truman found success in the military. Starting from the rank of Private in the National Guard of Missouri, Truman left military service 37 years later as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Officers' Reserve Corps. On active duty during the First World War, Captain Truman excelled as the commanding officer of a field artillery battery.

Actress Lauren Bacall & President Harry Truman - he was quite the piano player!

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home , 1953

now here is one to be proud of. not everything he did was great, after all, he was an actor, but for a republican he was pretty darn good....

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman Playing the Piano While Jack Benny Plays the Violin. They were very good friends.

"To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed."

Bill and Hillary Clinton listen to a briefing about the 1996 election aboard Air Force One | Photo credit: Bob McNeely

Harry Truman was encouraged to join the KKK because it was a powerful political force. According to some accounts, he was inducted, though he was “never active.” Other accounts claim that though he gave the KKK a $10 membership fee, he demanded it back and was never inducted or initiated. Famous quote was, "The buck stops here."

President Barack Obama and President Bill Clinton!