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Fleet Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer. As Chief of Naval Operations (1937–39) he oversaw the preparations for war. Leahy was recalled to active duty as the personal Chief of Staff to Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 and served in that position during World War II.

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World War II Joint Chiefs of Staff (circa 1943) - From left to right are: Gen. Henry H. Arnold, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Air Forces; Adm. William D. Leahy, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Adm. Ernest J. King, Chief of Naval Operations and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet; and Gen. George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army.

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A chief master-at-arms, attached to Naval Security Force, K-9 Unit, trains with his Belgian Malinois, in a detection proficient trail and training.

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1945- American and Russian Chiefs of Staff meet in the Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany. In the group are Gen. Antenoff (seated in large chair, center rear), Chief of Russian Military Staff; Gen. George C. Marshall (right); Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold (seated on Gen. Marshall's left); and (on Gen. Marshall's right) Adm. Ernest J. King, Chief of Naval Operations.

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Rear Admiral Robert B. Carney, U.S. Third Fleet Chief of Staff, at the surrender of the Yokosuka Naval base to U.S. forces, August 30, 1945. -

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President Eisenhower and Governor Faubus have just concluded their meeting, arranged by Congressman Brooks Hays, Arkansas, and President Eisenhower's Chief of Staff, Sherman Adams, at the U.S. Naval Base, Newport, Rhode Island.

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“USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) at sea in 1945. The original photograph is dated 16 October 1945. It has been autographed by Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, who served on board Bunker Hill in January-May 1945, while he was Chief of Staff to Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, Commander, Task Force 58.” (US Naval History and Heritage Command: NH 42373)

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Japanese Officer Assisted by US Officers - U771955ACME - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Rear Admiral Densuke Kanome, Chief of Staff of the Ominate Naval Base, is assisted aboard the USS Panamint by Chief Bos'n W. Moffitt (left) and Lieutenant H.A. Hoover. Kanome and other emissaries came to Vice Admiral F.J. Fletcher's flagship to receive surrender instructions. September 16, 1945.

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from TIME.com

Germany Surrenders at Reims, May 7, 1945: A Photographer's Story

Surrender at Reims May 7, 1945 | Germany Surrenders at Reims, May 7, 1945: A Photographer’s Story | LIFE.com

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1900's Japanese Navy Postcard "12th Anniversary of Battle of the Yalu River ( First Sino Japanese War )" Togo Heihachiro , Captain of cruiser Naniwa / Kabayama_Sukenori , the Chief of the Naval General Staff - Japan War Art 日清戦争 黄海海戦 / vintage antique old Japanese military war art card / Japanese history historic paper material Japan