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The accidental president : Harry S. Truman and the four months that changed the world

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A look at the president's tumultuous first four months in office examines the events he presided over, including the founding of the United Nations, the Nazi surrender, the liberation of concentration camps, and the decision to drop the bomb.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at OWWL.

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Bloomfield Public Library B Truman (Text)
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52133300147895
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Geneva Public Library 973.918 BAI (Text)
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Lyons Public Library B TRUMAN (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544617346
  • Physical Description: xvi, 431 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-422) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
April 12, 1945 -- The political education of Harry S. Truman -- April-May 1945 -- June-July 1945 -- Little Boy, Fat Man, and Potsdam -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
A look at the president's tumultuous first four months in office examines the events he presided over, including the founding of the United Nations, the Nazi surrender, the liberation of concentration camps, and the decision to drop the bomb.
Subject: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1953.
World War, 1939-1945.


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