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Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman

by Aida Donald

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So far, so good. The descriptions of the battlefields of France during World War One are fascinating. I felt as if I was there. I was listening for the zing of the bullet passing over my head. But what a nightmare those battlefields were. Waist high in mud. Trenches filled with mud and water. Bodies every place. ( )
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When Harry S. Truman left the White House in 1953, his reputation was in ruins. Tarred by corruption scandals and his controversial decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, he ended his second term with an abysmal approval rating, his presidency widely considered a failure. But this dim view of Truman ignores his crucial role in the 20th century and his enduring legacy, as celebrated historian Aida D. Donald explains in this incisive biography of the 33rd president.… (more)

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