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President Truman and General Eisenhower Talk in Frankfort, Germany

In the foreground facing the camera are Lieutenant Kay Summersby, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and President Harry S. Truman. In the background, to the right of Truman is General Harry Vaughan. All other military personnel at the airfield are unidentified. The President is in Frankfort, Germany traveling during a break in the Potsdam Conference. Donated in the name of Don Costello.

Korean War Home Movies by Charles Spurlin

Home movies taken during the Korean War by American soldier Charles Spurlin, exact date unknown, c. 1951-1953. Most of this reel was taken from a moving vehicle and is fast-moving and jumpy. It shows the Korean countryside, local residents going about daily life, and activities at an unidentified military base. There are a couple of glimpses of military airplanes flying overhead. The quality of this footage varies from fair to good.