U.S. At War: At Uncle Harry's

Sergeant Harry Truman of the 44th Division, in Washington on his way to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., had a day off last week. He dropped in at his uncle's house on Pennsylvania Avenue. The family were all away, but White House Secretary Matthew Connelly, who had had word from the President that the sergeant might arrive, bowed him in, put him up in the northeast bedroom.

Up with the birds next day, 21-year-old Harry Truman visited Capitol Hill, took in the sights, enjoyed himself most while trying out his marksmanship on the FBI rifle range.

He had visited the President at Potsdam. Said Sergeant...

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