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Potsdam Conference, 1945

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.

President Truman Visits Troops in Germany

Lieutenant E.B. Kalber, a member of the 17th Combat Engineers, 2nd Armored Division (front right), reads the Presidential Citation to troops for building a bridge under fire across the Rhine River during World War II. President Harry S. Truman personally presented the citation while in Germany for the Potsdam Conference in 1945.  Platform (L to R): Brigadier General Harry H. Vaughan; Major General Floyd L. Parks; Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; two unidentified military officers; President Truman; Admiral of the Fleet William D. Leahy.

Prime Minister Attlee, President Harry Truman, and General Secretary Stalin at the Potsdam Conference

Photograph of (L to R): Great Britain Prime Minster Clement R. Attlee, United States President Harry S. Truman, and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin, seated in the garden at the Potsdam Conference. This photograph was taken on July 26, 1945 and was the first ever color news photograph to be transmitted and received by radio waves and published. The photograph was taken by the US Army Signal Corps and transmitted by Master Sergeant Joseph E.