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Harry S Truman

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Published by Books in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents.

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About the Edition

Traces the life of the president who ordered the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan. Includes Internet links to Web sites, source documents, and photographs related to Harry Truman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

StatementJudy Alter.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
LC ClassificationsE814 .A48 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3938673M
ISBN 100766050696
LC Control Number2001004268

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