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Truman Signs the North Atlantic Treaty

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Truman Signs the North Atlantic Treaty

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On April 4, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty was signed by 12 Western democracies, creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). President Harry Truman speaks at the signing ceremony on the significance of the new military alliance the first ever made during peacetime.

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