Photo #: SC 209166
President Harry S. Truman (center)
Is piped ashore from USS Augusta (CA-31) after arrival at Antwerp, Belgium, en route to the Potsdam conference, 15 July 1945.
Note midships details of this cruiser, including embarkation ladder davit, catapult and heavy side plate riveting. Men are watching from portholes in the catapult tower.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 5 March 1999
Coding updated 10 April 2002