Photograph of President Truman waving his hat and Winston Churchill flashing his famous “V for Victory” sign from the rear platform of a special Baltimore & Ohio train (evidently en route to Fulton, Missouri for Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech), as the President’s Military Aide, General Harry Vaughan, looks on., 03/04/1946?
Item from Audiovisual Collection. (04/01/1985 -)
Happy Churchill Day! Fifty-one years ago today John F. Kennedy honored Winston Churchill by naming him an Honorary Citizen of the United States of America and making April 9th Winston Churchill day. Churchill was the second person to receive this honor. Here is Churchill with President Truman flashing his signature “V for Victory” sign.