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General view of the conference table at the Potsdam Conference. This photograph is autographed on the border by Admiral Leahy, Charles Bohlen, Joseph E. Davies, President Truman, and Winston Churchill. Photos 72-4673 and 67-7587 show Winston Churchill signing this photo. This is one of four original prints in existence, photographed in color by a United States Army Signal Corps photographer using a hand-held camera. The original autographed photograph, measuring 20x24, is in the Museum collection. Clockwise around the table, starting at President Truman, who is seated directly across from the American flag on the table: President Truman; Charles Bohlen; Joseph E. Davies; possibly Sir Alexander Cadogan; Anthony Eden; Winston Churchill; Major E. O. Lyne; Clement Attlee; Andre Vishinsky; Vyacheslav Molotov; Joseph Stalin; V. N. Pavlov; Nikolai Kuznetsov; Admiral William Leahy; James Byrnes. Andrei Gromyko is seated in the chairs behind the table, between Pavlov and Kuznetsov. Edwin Pauley is seated in the chairs behind the table, behind President Truman.
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