Augusta in North Sea, 14 Jul 1945, as she carried Truman on his way to take part in the Potsdam conference; note cruiser PhiladelphiaBattleship Indiana, battleship Massachusetts, and cruiser Quincy bombarding Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, 14 Jul 1945US Army Captain Thomas Ryan checking in civilian photo technicians at a checkpoint in Potsdam, Germany, 14 Jul 1945; note Willys MB jeep; the military policeman was Corporal Charles ChristieUS Army Lieutenant A. H. Hadden and his staff working on passes issued to participants of the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 14 Jul 1945
Augusta in North Sea, 14 Jul 1945, as she carried Truman on his way to take part in the Potsdam conference; note cruiser Philadelphia's 40mm gun in foreground, British destroyer Zodiac in backgroundBattleship Indiana, battleship Massachusetts, and cruiser Quincy bombarding Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, 14 Jul 1945US Army Captain Thomas Ryan checking in civilian photo technicians at a checkpoint in Potsdam, Germany, 14 Jul 1945; note Willys MB jeep; the military policeman was Corporal Charles ChristieUS Army Lieutenant A. H. Hadden and his staff working on passes issued to participants of the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 14 Jul 1945
Warships Indiana, Massachusetts, Chicago, and Quincy steaming in a column off Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, 14 Jul 1945
Warships Indiana, Massachusetts, Chicago, and Quincy steaming in a column off Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, 14 Jul 1945


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