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Aboard the USS Augusta enroute to Antwerp. On the Bridge of the USS Augusta the President listens while Captain James H. Foskett, commanding officer of the ship, explains the workings of the gyro repeater and the azimuth circle. In the center is Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. The crew rated their Commander-in-Chief a 'Four-Oh' sailor. For his trip to the Big Three meeting with Churchill and Stalin, President Truman chose an 'old salt' for many historic occasions, the USS Augusta. The Commander-in-Chief wasted little time in getting 'squared away' aboard the heavy cruiser.

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