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He was buried in the courtyard of the Truman Library. He saw action in several campaigns and was promoted to captain of his artillery unit. See Article History Harry S.

Nevertheless, the airlift continued for several months after that. The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb. Louis party leader Robert E.

Start your free trial today. In an effort to end the war in the Pacific and prevent the massive U. Stalin hoped to prevent the creation of a western German state aligned with the U. Commonly known as the Truman Committee, it saved American taxpayers millions of dollars and propelled Truman into the national spotlight. The opposition was outmaneuvered by the emerging internationalist wing, led by Senator Arthur H.

The Allies had never negotiated a deal to guarantee supply of the sectors deep within the Soviet-occupied zone. Potsdam ConferenceOverview of the Potsdam Conference. The family lived in Lamar until Harry was ten months old, when they moved to a farm near Harrisonville, Missouri. However, he did not pursue it, because he won election as presiding judge. Truman, addressing the nation on the day on which the U.

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Additionally, during his second term Truman had to contend with unproven accusations made by U. State Department, among other organizations, had been infiltrated by communist spies. For a discussion of the history and nature of the presidency, see presidency of the United States of America. The waste and profiteering he saw led him to use his subcommittee chairmanship in the Committee on Military Affairs to start investigations into abuses while the nation prepared for war.

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