In 1944 -...

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In 1944, Roosevelt agreed without resistance to be the Democratic candidate for  president, although people close to him say that he was more interested in retiring to  Hyde Park and playing the role of elder statesman. His ailing health and constant  complaints of fatigue may have been the reason for his lack of protest at Harry Truman  of Missouri replacing Wallace as his running mate. FDR defeated Thomas Dewey of  New York with fifty-three percent of the vote–an easy win because the Allies, under his  leadership, were surely winning the war. On June 6, 1944, the Allied forces finally  landed on the Normandy coast of France. In August, they liberated Paris and in another  month had nearly driven the Germans out of all of France. Roosevelt again traveled to meet with Churchill and Stalin, this time in Yalta. The  leaders came to an agreement on the post-war occupation of Germany, the Soviet 
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