Harry S. Truman departed New York for the battlefields of France in the spring of 1918. Truman returned a hero, and his service helped set him on the path to the presidency. A new exhibit at the Truman Library Institute, 'Heroes or Corpses: Captain Truman in World War I,' tells the captivating story of Truman's service in the Great War through never-before-exhibited photographs, personal letters and more than 4 0 artifacts from Truman's personal World War I collection. The new exhibition runs until December 31, 2018 at the Truman Library Institute. Entry is included in museum admission. For more information, visit the WWI Centennial Commission website and the Truman Library Institute website.
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