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The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman
Harry S. Truman was Commander-in-Chief at one of the (if not" the") critical moments in American--and global--military history: when the decision had to be made to drop the Bomb. As to his military credentials, however, he is often dismissed as little more than a weekend warrior, the Kansas City haberdasher. Yet nothing could be farther from the truth, as this book makes c ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published September 15th 2009 by Zenith Press
(first published January 1st 2009)
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An exceptional collection of information on the military career of Captain Harry S Truman. The book does so well to chart Truman's progress through the ranks up to his service in World War I. I held back one star because the detail seemed to fade just as Truman's desire grew to go home once the war was over.