Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). Seen here in his World War I Army uniform, 1917. During World War I, Truman served in combat in France as an artillery officer in his National Guard unit.
#33 Harry S Truman (1945-1953) After urgent plea to Japan to to surrender was rejected, ordered atomic bomb of cities devoted to war work. Two were Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan quickly surrendered. Witnessed signing of United Nations. Died Dec. 26, 1972 at age 88