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The Truman Assassination Attempt - Photo 3

The Truman Assassination Attempt - Photo 3

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U.S. Secret Service / U.S. Department of Treasury

The Truman Assassination Attempt - Photo 3

Leslie Coffelt was the Secret Service officer on duty in a guard booth outside Blair House. He was mortally wounded by Griselio Torresola but managed to kill Torresola before succumbing. He is the only Secret Service agent ever to die in defense of the president.

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