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Map Room Messages of President Truman (1945-1946)


Title:  Map Room Messages of President Truman (1945-1946)

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; film J 82 .D71 1980

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  35mm microfilm; 5 reels

Publisher:  University Publications of America

Content Description:  Messages to and from President Harry S Truman (1945-1946) that went through the Map Room. These messages are mostly about World War II, the surrender of Germany and Japan, and postwar diplomacy. The majority of messages were to or from Prime Minister Attlee, Chiang Kai-shek, Prime Minister Churchill, Ambassador Harriman, Ambassador Hurley, General Marshall, General MacArthur, and Premier Stalin, although there are message to and/or from people such as General De Gaulle, General Eisenhower, Marshall Tito, and Heads of State worldwide.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  See the guide below.

Index/Bibliography:  A Guide to Map Room Messages of President Truman (1945-1946) [and] Potsdam Conference Documents (1945), compiled by Joan Gibson. (REF J 82 .D71 1980 guide). Lists the messages on each reel. It does not include a subject index to individual messages.

Subject Categories:  History; Political Science

Keywords:  truman, harry s truman, president, map room, churchill, chiang kai-shek, harriman, hurley, marshall, stalin, hopkins, armistice, surrender, zones of occupation, germany austria, japan

Time Period:  20th century