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Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Statement by the President

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01683 Author/Creator: Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed document signed Date: 15 November 1945 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27 x 21 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01683 Author/Creator: Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed document signed Date: 15 November 1945 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed and corrected by Truman. Honors the tenth anniversary of the Philippine commonwealth. Praises the Filipino people and notes the ordeals they experienced during World War II and the Japanese occupation. Remarks that they "are spiritually worthy of independence."

People: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsAsiaWorld War IIFreedom and IndependenceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryVice President

Sub Era: World War II

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