President Truman


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Noun1.President Truman - elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th termPresident Truman - elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
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President Truman survived an assassination attempt 4.
In his efforts to balance the need for security with the ideals of freedom and individuality, President Truman played a major role in creating and shaping the modern national security state, and the decisions he made at the dawn of the postwar era still echo today.
1950: President Truman denied there were communists in the US government.
EVENTS 1951: US President Truman appoints General Ridgway as supreme commander of the UN forces in Korea after dismissing General Macarthur.
1951: President Truman relieved war hero General Douglas MacArthur of his command in the Far East in a row over Korea.
The painting's plaque read, "To President Truman from his Faithful Friend, G.
After the Communists led by Mao Zedong took over Beijing in October 1949, President Truman and his administration struggled with a dilemma.
Established in 1948 by President Truman, National Freedom Day celebrates freedom from slavery and serves as an annual reminder that America is a beacon of freedom for all.
However, regarding the bombing of Hiroshima, President Truman had already warned the Japanese warlords that if they failed to surrender they would endure "A rain of ruin from the air the like of which has never been seen on this earth".
Foreign Service career officer presents a timely analysis of responses by President Truman, his State Department, and the United Nations to issues including what is now called the two-state solution, the status of Jerusalem, and UN policy.
My father would not be here today if it were not for President Truman.

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