PRESIDENT HARRY S TRUMAN - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH MOUNT SIGNED - HFSID 344856
HARRY S. TRUMAN The 33rd President of the United States of America signs this 9¾x13 portrait of himself, in black ink Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed: "To Hyman Glasser/Harry Truman". Color, 9¾x13 mount, 8¼x10¾ image.
Sale Price $1,360.00
HARRY S. TRUMAN
The 33rd President of the United States of America signs this 9¾x13 portrait of himself, in black ink
Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed: "To Hyman Glasser/Harry Truman". Color, 9¾x13 mount, 8¼x10¾ image. Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), a WWI veteran, one-time haberdasher, former U.S. Senator from Missouri (1935-1945), had been elected Vice President for the fourth term of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, and he assumed the presidency in April 1945, following the sudden death of FDR. During his first term, Truman ordered the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 1945), forcing a Japanese surrender and the end of WWII (1939-1945), announced his Fair Deal domestic program (September 1945) and issued the Truman Doctrine (March 1947), which guaranteed aid to any nation resisting Communist aggression. Following his stunning 1948 defeat of Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey, Truman oversaw the foundation of NATO (April 1949) and sent troops to South Korea to repel the North Korean invasion (June 1950). After leaving the White House, Truman returned to Missouri, where he wrote his memoirs and was actively involved in the creation of the Truman Library. Moderate creasing. Small tear along left edge. Print and pen notations on verso (unknown hand). Otherwise, fine condition.
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