General Marshall bids farewell to former Secretary of War and Mrs. Henry L. Stimson at the airport on the occasion of Stimson’s retirement on September 21, 1945. (GCMRL/ Photographs, 2170)

Secretary of War Stimson Retires

Author:  United News
Publisher: Office of War Information

Subject: Postwar

Sound; black & white; 1 min. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson retires on his seventy-eighth birthday, September 21, 1945. President Truman presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Stimson. Mr. and Mrs. Stimson depart by plane from Washington, D.C., as General Marshall salutes Stimson.

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Location: Vault
Call No. 45.09.21 DISC 40
Language: english