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Year of Decisions Harry S. Truman

Year of Decisions

Harry S. Truman

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ISBN : 9781568520629
Hardcover
608 pages
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Presents Trumans own perspective on the momentous events, personalities, and decisions that filled his first year as president of the United States and led to the successful ending of the Second World War and the building of a new era. A vivid andMorePresents Trumans own perspective on the momentous events, personalities, and decisions that filled his first year as president of the United States and led to the successful ending of the Second World War and the building of a new era. A vivid and dramatic account of the months that saw the death of Roosevelt, the conferences at Yale and Potsdam, the explosion of atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the creation of the United Nations. Filled with engaging and informal glimpses of great and famous figures from Stalin and Chiang Kai-shek to Churchill and Charles De Gaulle.