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Photo #: SC 209118
President Harry S. Truman
Goes ashore from USS Augusta (CA-31) after arrival at Antwerp, Belgium, en route to the Potsdam conference, 15 July 1945. He is followed by Secretary of State James F. Byrnes.
Note midships details of this cruiser, including embarkation ladder davit, catapult and heavy side plate riveting. Also very fancy gangway.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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5 March 1999