British & US Navy Leaders at US Naval Academy.
Sir Eric Geddes with secretary Daniels visit American naval Academy. Annapolis, Maryland in the United States of America.
October 1918 meeting of British and American naval military leaders. British statesman Sir Eric Geddes; who had during the war served as first lord of the admiralty; then as a member of the Imperial War Cabinet; meets with US Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. Opens with title frame -- the two leaders visit the US Naval Academy in Annapolis; Maryland. Shot Geddes being intorduced to Academy staff; by ivy covered wall; building in BG. CU pan along row of 6 men; in front of a building with a round pillared porch. From left to right the officers are: American Admiral William Sims; who won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1920 with his book The Victory at Sea.Then an unknown British vice admiral (probably the UK Naval
Attache); next to him is Geddes, then Daniels. To Daniels' left is US
Admiral W. S. Benson and British Admiral Alexander Duff.