William Anderson is awarded the Legion of Merit by President Eisenhower at the White House in Washington DC, United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1958, August 11 Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Naval officer William Anderson is conferred the Legion of Merit in Washington DC, United States. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower present at a ceremony in the White House in honor of William Anderson completed a submerged transit across the North Pole aboard U.S. Navy submarine USS Nautilus . President Eisenhower and Anderson with military personnel and government officials. Photographers taking pictures. Several officials seated. President Eisenhower presents the Legion of Merit to William Anderson. The President shakes hands with him. William Anderson shows the course of his voyage on a map. 'Cruise of the Nautilus' written on the map. Anderson smiles. The submarine in water. Water splashing against the submarine.
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