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Leahy, William D. (William Daniel), 1875-1959

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.

President Truman visits U.S. Naval Academy

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.