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Robert H. Ferrell (born 1921) is an American historian and author of several books on Harry S. Truman and the diplomatic history of the United States. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during the Second World War and was an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He received a B.S. in Education from Bowling Green State University in 1946 and a PhD from Yale University in 1951. He taught for many years at Indiana University in Bloomington, starting as an Assistant Professor in 1953 and rising to Distinguished Professor of History in 1974. He has made several notable visiting professorships, including Yale University in 1955 and the Naval War College in 1974.


  • Peace in Their Time: The Origins of the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1952)
  • Off the Record: The Private Papers of Harry S. Truman (1980)
  • The Eisenhower Diaries (1981)
  • Harry S. Truman and the Modern American Presidency (1983)
  • Dear Bess: The Letters from Harry to Bess Truman, 1910-1959 (1983)
  • Truman: A Centenary Remembrance, 1884-1972 (1984)
  • Woodrow Wilson and World War I, 1917-1921 (New American Nation Series) (1986)
  • Fighting Soldier: The Aef in 1918 (1986)
  • American Diplomacy: The Twentieth Century (19870
  • Truman in the White House: The Diary of Eben A. Ayers (1991)
  • Choosing Truman: The Democratic Convention of 1944 (1994)
  • Harry S. Truman: A Life (1995)
  • The Strange Deaths of President Harding (1996)
  • Ill-Advised: Presidential Health and Public Trust (1996)
  • The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb: Truman and the Bomb, a Documentary History
  • The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge (1998)
  • American Diplomacy: The Twentieth Century (1999)
  • The Kansas City Investigation: Pendergast's Downfall, 1938-1939 (1999)
  • A Youth in the Meuse-Argonne: A Memoir, 1917-1918 (2000)
  • The Autobiography of Harry S. Truman (2002)
  • Collapse at Meuse-Argonne: The Failure of the Missouri-Kansas Division (2004).
  • The United States in 1800 (2004)
  • Trench Knives and Mustard Gas: With the 42nd Rainbow Division in France (C. A. Brannen Series, No. 6) (2004)
  • Five Days in October: The Lost Battalion of World War I (2005)
  • Harry S.Truman and the Cold War revisionists" (2006)
  • Argonne Days in World War I (2007)




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