Download e-book for iPad: 1946-52: Years of Trial and Hope (Memoirs, Volume 2) by Harry S. Truman

By Harry S. Truman

ISBN-10: 1612308163

ISBN-13: 9781612308166

Written with an identical honesty and keenness that made the 1st quantity of Harry S. Truman's memoirs—1945: yr of Decision—so compelling, this ebook explores intimately the intense difficulties the president needed to face within the years after international conflict II.

Truman recounts the tale of the explosive China state of affairs and George Marshall's sufferer and marvelous dealing with of it—and examines the production of the Truman Doctrine, the historical past of the Marshall Plan, the Berlin airlift, and the drastically advanced challenge of constructing a Jewish homeland.

The climax of Years of Trial and wish comes with Truman's dramatic dialogue of the Korean struggle and his dismissal of basic Douglas MacArthur for time and again refusing to keep on with orders from either the Joints Chiefs of employees and the president himself.

He additionally talks approximately his choice not to run for the presidency in 1952, delivering his powerful critiques in regards to the Stevenson and Eisenhower campaigns, and concluding with a memorable account of his White residence assembly with President-elect Eisenhower almost immediately ahead of the top of his term.

Filled with astute observations of significant historic occasions and the leaders who formed them, Truman bargains readers an incisive examine postwar American background.

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