Photo #: 80-G-K-1015 (Color)
West Potomac Park area, Washington, D.C.
Photographed from an aircraft flying over the Virginia side of the Potomac River, June 1943.
Memorial Bridge is in the lower left, with the Lincoln Memorial at its northern end. The old Navy Hospital is at the extreme middle left. The "Munitions" and "Main Navy" buildings are in the upper left center, with many World War II temporary buildings behind them on both sides of the Reflecting Pool. The Tidal Basin is in the upper right, with the Jefferson Memorial at the extreme right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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21 September 2001