LSTNRR
The following angry letter was sent to then-U.S. President Harry Truman in 1953 by the father of George Banning, a young soldier who had recently been killed whilst serving in the Korean War. When Truman passed away 20 years later, this letter was discovered in his desk along with Banning’s posthumously awarded Purple Heart. (via Letters of Note: You are directly responsible for the loss of our son’s life)
  1. The following angry letter was sent to then-U.S. President Harry Truman in 1953 by the father of George Banning, a young soldier who had recently been killed whilst serving in the Korean War. When Truman passed away 20 years later, this letter was discovered in his desk along with Banning’s posthumously awarded Purple Heart. (via Letters of Note: You are directly responsible for the loss of our son’s life)

  1. 21 notesletterPresident TrumanKorean WarwarTrumanHarry Trumanletterartifactshistoryangry letterheartbreakingthisacademicSource: lettersofnote.com
  1. timidtongue reblogged this from lstnrr
  2. lstnrr posted this
  1. Timestamp: Tuesday 2011/08/16 15:10:05