Top seven Champagne fails

Bess Truman smashing a bomber plane

Bess Truman was the somewhat reluctant First Wife of the United States from 1945 to 1953 after her husband Harry S. Truman was made President following the sudden death of Franklin D Roosevelt in 1945. It is well known that she did not enjoy social and political scene in Washington and gave only one interview during her time as First Lady, to her own daughter.

This video from 1942 shows the future First Lady having more than a bit of trouble smashing a Champagne bottle on the nose of a new bomber plane.

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