Harry S. Truman was only the vice president for a few weeks before F.D.R. died and passed the torch to him. He was not prepared for a wartime presidency and had not been updated on what was happening around the world. He was noted as saying: "I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me."
Can You Tell Us the First Names of These U.S. Presidents?
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