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Harry Truman’s World War I

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1917

June

Harry S. Truman's National Guard Enlistment Papers
       June 22, 1917    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Report of Physical Examination of Harry S. Truman
       August 9, 1917    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Acceptance of Commission, First Lieutenant by Harry S. Truman
       September 14, 1917    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1918

Drawing of Captain Thomas C. Bourke
       ca. 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Drawing of Captain Keith W. Dancy
       ca. 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Drawing of Captain Harry S. Truman
       ca. 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Drawing of Major John L. Miles
       ca. 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Drawing of Captain Ted Marks
       ca. 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

April

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       April 14, 1918    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Order Promoting Harry S. Truman to Captain, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery
       April 23, 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       April 28, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Announcement of Harry S. Truman's Promotion to Captain
       May 2, 1918    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       May 5, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       May 7, 1918    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       May 12, 1918    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       May 19, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       May 26, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       May 30, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       June 14, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       June 19, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       June 27, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       July 14, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       July 31, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       August 4, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       August 5, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       September 1, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       September 8, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       September 15, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       October 6, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       October 8, 1918    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       October 11, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       October 20, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       October 30, 1918    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       November 1, 1918    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 1, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 2, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 5, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 10, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 11, 1918    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 15, 1918    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace
       November 23, 1918    View (24 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       December 18, 1918    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

1919

January

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       ca. January, 1919    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       January 20, 1919    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Letter, Harry S. Truman to Mary Ethel Noland
       March 25, 1919    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Report of Discharge of Harry S. Truman
       May 6, 1919    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Honorable Discharge of Harry S. Truman
       May 6, 1919    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Pay Voucher of Harry S. Truman
       May 6, 1919    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1920

Chronological Record of the 129th Field Artillery 1917-1919, Taken from The Artilleryman by Jay M. Lee, 1920
       ca. 1920    View (1 page)

Roster of the 129th Field Artillery, Taken from The Artilleryman by Jay M. Lee, 1920
       ca. 1920    View (1 page)

March

Invoices, receipts, and other items related to 1920 Battery D Banquet
       ca. March, 1920    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Invitation to 1920 Battery D Banquet
       ca. March, 1920    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Program from 1920 Battery D Reunion Dinner
       March 17, 1920    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Application of Harry S. Truman for Victory Medal
       July 10, 1920    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1921

March

Invitation to 1921 Battery D Banquet
       ca. March, 1921    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Program from 1921 Battery D Reunion Banquet
       March 17, 1921    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Letter, E. J. Becker to Harry S. Truman
       March 21, 1921    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1940

Long Hand Note by Senator Harry S. Truman
       ca. 1940    View (34 pages)    |    (PDF)

1945

November

Telegram, Harry S. Truman to Ernest L. Schmidt, with related correspondence
       November 10, 1945    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

1947

June

Program from 1947 Reunion of the 35th Division
       ca. June, 1947    View (20 pages)    |    (PDF)

1948

May

Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Fred J. Schmidt
       May 21, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Invitation to Battery D 1949 Inaugural Celebration
       ca. December, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1949

January

Press release, Battery D Association
       ca. January, 1949    View (18 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

Invitation to 1949 35th Division Reunion
       April 1, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Program from the 1949 35th Division Reunion
       ca. June, 1949    View (28 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Statement of the Military Career of Harry S. Truman
       September 6, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1950

April

Invitation to 1950 35th Division Reunion
       April 19, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Program from the 1950 Reunion of the 35th Division
       ca. June, 1950    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Invitation to 1950 35th Division Reunion
       ca. June, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1952

May

Invitation to the 1952 35th Division Reunion
       ca. May, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Program from the 1952 Reunion of the 35th Division
       ca. June, 1952    View (20 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Invitation to Battery D Dinner, with reply from Matthew Connelly
       October 14, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

1954

Program from 1954 35th Division Reunion
       ca. October, 1954    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

1955

September

Program from the 1955 Reunion of the 35th Division
       ca. September, 1955    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

1968

November

Program from 1968 Battery D Reunion
       ca. November, 1968    View (19 pages)    |    (PDF)

1970

Memoir of Lorain H. Cunningham, related to Battery D participation in 1949 Inaugural events
       ca. 1970    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)