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Truman Receives Samurai Sword from General Krueger

Truman Receives Samurai Sword from General Krueger

General Walter Krueger, who commanded the 10th Army on Okinawa, called at the White House today and presented President Truman with a 650-year-old samurai sword. The General received the sword from a samurai family while with the 10th Army occupation forces in Japan.
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March 04, 1946
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