President Harry S. Truman (center) and his party meets with unidentified members of the press for a press conference on Pier B at the Naval Station at Key West, FL after returning from Fort Jefferson on Garden Key. Standing to the right of the President is Admiral William Leahy. The president had just disembarked the U.S.S. Sarsfield.
Leahy, William D. (William Daniel), 1875-1959
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.
President Harry S. Truman (smiling and standing at desk) announces the surrender of Japan at the conclusion of World War II to the media. First row, left to right: Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff; Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; President Truman; and Cordell Hull, Secretary of State under Franklin Roosevelt.
President Truman visiting the US Naval Academy for a Navy - Penn football game. Pictured in the front row is (from left to right): President Harry S Truman; Superintendent of the Naval Academy, Vice Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch; Brigadier General Harry Vaughan; Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal; Rear Admiral Stuart H. Ingersoll; Admiral of the Fleet William D. Leahy; Press Secretary Charles Ross. Official U.S. Naval Photograph number 2671. Donated by Mr. J. E. Bradshaw.