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        New Diary By Harry S. Truman Unearthed | World War II

        United States President Harry S Truman (1884-1972) announces that the Soviet Union is joining the United States, Great Britain and other United Nations member countries in the war against Japan August 8, 1945 at the White House in Washington DC. A newly discovered diary written by Truman was put on display at the National Archives July 10, 2003 in Washington, DC. Diary entries include controversial passages where Truman calls Jews 'selfish,' and the White House a 'great white jail.' The diary also reveals that Truman had asked Eisenhower to run as a Democrat with himself as his running mate.

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