Photo #: 80-G-701151 (cropped)
Pharmacist's Mate Second Class George E. Wahlen, USN
Receives the Medal of Honor from President Harry S. Truman during Nimitz Day ceremonies at the White House on 5 October 1945.
Among those in the background are (first row):
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Artemis Gates (visible just to left of President Truman); and
and Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, (at far right).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 25 July 2006