Missourian Abroad

Missourian Aboard

Berliners lifted startled eyes one day this week. Pursuit planes and great transports were thundering from the west, over the same routes the destroying bombers had once followed. This time the planes carried peacemakers. On Sunday Harry Truman, President of the U.S., landed at Potsdam. On Monday he sat down at the conference table with Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill in a refurbished castle once owned by Kaiser Wilhelm.

The man from Missouri had crossed the Atlantic on the cruiser Augusta in eight leisurely days, had had plenty of time to ix in his mind...

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