|About the Book|
Harry S. Truman: A WikiFocus Book details the Personal life, World War I, Vice presidency, Presidency 1945–1953, Election of 1948, Administration and cabinet, Post-presidency, Legacy and impact of Harry S. Truman.Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). As President Franklin D. Roosevelts third vice-president and the 34th Vice President of the United States (1945), he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his historic fourth term.WikiFocus Books are collaborative books designed for education on specific subject matter. Our motto is Collaborative Books for Creative Minds and it is our mission to provide focused content for both educational and entertainment purposes. We present targeted information on specific subjects which are compiled from online collaborative resources from across the globe. Some text and images contained in this book have been reused and/or repurposed for commercial distribution under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).