From Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace, January 11, 1919


Letter from Harry S. Truman to his fiancée Bess Wallace while Truman was at Camp La Baholle, near Verdun, France. Truman gives insight into his personality as a leader, stating that, "If there's one thing I've always hated in a man it is to see him take his spite out on someone who couldn't talk back to him.".

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HST-FBP_6-10_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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