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A man of wisdom truth and leadership these are the things brought to mind when we think of our very own thirty-third president Harry S Truman On Thursday May 8th 1884 Truman was born He was born in a six-room farmhouse in Lomar Missouri and twelve years later he prospered as a Missouri farmer For college he attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City and only took night classes While attending there he took school of law but did not graduate Often he visited a Baptist church for moral support to guide him in the right direction in life These are the prime years of our soon to be powerful president In World War I Truman went to France as a captain in the Field Artillery When he came back to America he married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace and opened a haberdashery in Kansas City As an active Democrat Truman was elected a judge of the Jackson County Court in 1922 He became a senator in 1943 During World War II he headed the Senate war investigating committee checking into waste and corruption and saving as much as 15 billion dollars in one year In 1945 Harry S Truman became our 33rd national President His vice-president was Alben William Barkley He served for two terms and he ended his presidency in 1953 Truman made some of the most critical decisions in history Soon after V-E day the war against Japan had reached its final stage Truman urged Japan to surrender because the US might bring nuclear weapons into the war but the plea was rejected In early August 1945 atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki These two bombs yielded the surrender of Japan and an end to the American involvement in World War II By 1946 the two bombs caused the death of about 240000 Japanese citizens The people of Japan do not have an official army because they
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