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President Harry S. Truman Receives Sword

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8.5x6.6 inches
Black & White
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Masamune Sword; Truman - Dignitaries - Military - Army; Truman - Gifts - Other; Truman Library - Museum Objects - Masamune Sword

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General Walter Krueger (right) presents President Harry S. Truman (left) with a 650 year old Japanese sword. The general received the sword from a Japanese family while with the 10th Army occupation forces in Japan. From: the scrapbooks of Matthew Connelly, Volume 2.
March 4, 1946