President Truman visits the West Point Academy with General Ridgway
West Point Academy, United States of America
TRUMAN AT WEST POINT'S 150 ANNIVERSARY
LS. New York Central train pulling in. MS. President Truman alighting from train, welcomed by General Irving, Academy Superintendent. MS. Photographers. MS. General Matthew B Ridgway (c-in-c Atlantic Pact Forces) and wife following Truman. LS. Travelling shots cars driving along road during rainstorm, LS. GV. West Point academy. LS. MS. Truman inspecting Guard of Honour. LS. Truman through barrel of heavy gun. LS. GV. The West Point mess hall with cadets. LS. Truman greeting cadet MS. Truman seated at dining table with cadets. LS. Cadets seated in huge room. MS. Truman pinning Distinguished Service Cross onto Ridgway.