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By Harry S. Truman, Robert H. Ferrell

ISBN-10: 087081091X

ISBN-13: 9780870810916

 The Autobiography of Harry S. Truman is a compilation of autobiographical writings composed through Truman among 1934 and 1972. Taken at once from his personal manuscript fabric, the amount provides the recommendations and emotions of the guy himself. The e-book touches on information in Truman’s lifestyles from his days as a boy until eventually commencement from Independence highschool in 1901 to the vice presidency of the U.S. and past. there's additionally a memorandum written by means of Truman in regards to the Pendergast desktop in Kansas urban telling the way it was once attainable to paintings with the computing device and never be dirty by way of it. The Autobiography concludes with the various retired president’s options approximately politics and the needs of public existence.

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 The Autobiography of Harry S. Truman is a compilation of autobiographical writings composed by way of Truman among 1934 and 1972. Taken without delay from his personal manuscript fabric, the amount provides the recommendations and emotions of the guy himself. The booklet touches on info in Truman’s lifestyles from his days as a boy until eventually commencement from Independence highschool in 1901 to the vice presidency of the USA and past.

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It was some job. We were drilling every day from early in May as Missouri National Guard until the federal call on August 5 when we became known as the 129th Field Artillery of the 60th Brigade attached to the 35th Division. From May until August 5, 1917 we were known as the 2nd Missouri Field Artillery. On September 26, 1917 we arrived at Camp Doniphan located just west of and adjoining Fort Sill, Oklahoma. My duties really piled up after we arrived at camp. Not only was it expected of me to do regular duty as a first lieutenant in Battery F but the colonel made me regimental canteen officer.

At the organization of Battery F, I was elected a first lieutenant. I had not expected to be more than a second lieutenant and would have been happy just to remain a sergeant. I made arrangements for my sister and a good man we had on the farm to take over its operation and I set to work to be a field artillery man sure enough. It was some job. We were drilling every day from early in May as Missouri National Guard until the federal call on August 5 when we became known as the 129th Field Artillery of the 60th Brigade attached to the 35th Division.

M. They voted me in and I took the first degree in February, and in March finished up the third. That spring and summer I spent teaching the plow horses all the Masonic lectures. I also found that by counting the number of turns my land wheel made on the gang plow I could measure the acreage of the field I was plowing, so every night there was an accurate check on the amount plowed. I became very much interested in the work of the Masons and put in a great deal of time on it, so that in December, 1909, I was elected junior warden of Belton Lodge.

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