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President Harry S. Truman Receives Sword

Accession Number: 64-131

President Harry S. Truman Receives Sword

 8.5x6.6 inches, Black and White
Description: 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.
Date: March 4, 1946
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Armed forces officers; Gifts; Presidents; Weapons
HST Keywords: Masamune Sword; Truman - Dignitaries - Military - Army; Truman - Gifts - Other; Truman Library - Museum Objects - Masamune Sword
People Pictured: Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
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