Opinion (writing as Senator Harry S. Truman), "We Must 'Freeze' Our Aircraft Designs!," Published in "Flying and Popular Aviation (USA)," April 1942, Vol. 30 No. 4, Pages 18-19, 68, 70, 72.
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[his journal entry after visiting Berlin shortly after VE Day.] Never have I seen such a sorrowful sight. I hope for a swift end to this war but I fear that the machines are ahead of morals by some centuries.
The two most controversial decisions of his presidency were the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, and later the decision to relieve Gen. Douglas MacArthur
of his command during the Korean War. Truman took that step because MacArthur indirectly insulted the President by making policy pronouncements about how HE would handle the war--in direct contravention to the principle of US ...
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