Harry S Truman

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Harry S Truman was the 33rd (1945-1953) president of the United States.


President Truman in November 1945

(Public domain image from Truman Presidential Library full size image)

Properly, the "S" in Harry S Truman should have no period after it. "S" is not an abbreviation for a middle name; it is his middle name, itself.

Almost lost to Dewey.

In the final months of World War Two, made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

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