Truman definition by Webster's New World
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Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972; 33d president of the U.S. (1945-53)
Truman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Elizabeth Known as “Bess.” 1885-1982.
First Lady of the United States (1945-1953) as the wife of President Harry S. Truman. She was a valued adviser to her husband.
, Harry S. 1884-1972.
The 33rd President of the United States (1945-1953). He authorized the use of the atomic bomb against Japan (1945), implemented the Marshall Plan (1948), initiated the establishment of NATO (1949), and ordered U.S. involvement in the Korean War (1950-1953).