• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Home to a People's President

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

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American C-54 Military Aircraft burning. Credit: Truman Library

China entered the Korean War in November 1950, almost overrunning the entire peninsula. General MacArthur’s troops were forced back in perhaps one of the worst defeats ever suffered by an American army. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri