• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Bess Truman: Motherhood


Did You Know?

Floating bridge in Korea. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman said that the reason atomic bombs weren’t dropped beyond the Yalu River during the Korean War was because “we weren’t trying to start a war—we were trying to stop one.”