GCM00272 General George C. Marshall receives oath of office as Secretary of Defense

Author:  U.S. Army Signal Corps
Date: September 21, 1950

Physical Description:

Photographic print. 8" x 10". original envelope contents: 1 negative, 2 photographic prints, press release stamped on back.

Subjects: Postwar

General George C. Marshall receives the oath of office was Secretary of Defense during a special ceremony in the Pentagon Building.  Mr. Felix E. Larkin (left), General Counsel, Department of Defense, administers the oath as Deputy Secretary of Defense Stephan T. Early looks on.  Major Clarence J. George, USA (right), General Marshall’s side, holds the Bible.

Purchase a high resolution copy of this photo for $25.00. Please enter the photo number listed above (GCM#####).

Please Enter Photo #


Location: Vault
Call No. GCM00272