Harry Truman

    Character » Harry Truman appears in 118 issues.

    The 33rd President of the United States. He succeeded Franklin Roosevelt as President. He made the decision to use the atomic bomb on Japan in retaliation for attacking United States at Pearl Harbor. It wasn't until he won the Presidency in his own right at the 1948 election that people truly accepted him as the President of the United States.

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    There is a famous photo of Truman holding up a copy of the Chicago Tribune for the day after the 1948 Election which headline read "Dewey Defeats Truman". The 1948 Presidential Election turned out to be one of the rare upsets in modern Presidential Election history. The polls showed that Dewey would win, but such was not to be the case. A famous campaign slogan developed during Truman's Presidency, reportedly due to the "Do Nothing" Republican Congress. While Truman was campaigning around the country, many of his supporters would shout out to him, "Give 'em hell, Harry".

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    Harry Truman was raised from the dead by Michael in hopes of turning the country around. Like the other resurrected presidents, Truman was hellbent on destroying the United States in hopes of starting over. He was decapitated by Captain America before he can wreak havoc.


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