Two U.S. Presidents, both of whom experienced war, wrote heartfelt messages to America’s veterans, men and women who had served their country.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower had served as Supreme Allied Commander during World War II, and knew first hand the sacrifices these veterans had made. He wrote expressing a hope for peace, and seeking the veterans’ help to achieve it.

President Harry Truman served in World War I and then presided as Vice President during World War II. He was Commander-in-Chief during the Korean War, and wrote affirming his hope for freedom and justice.

These are those original historical documents, presented here for the first time.  High resolution images available.


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