Field Marshall Wavell and Gurkhas, New Delhi

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  1. dave500

    dave500 Senior Member

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    The caption reads:

    "Investiture of His Excellency The Viceroy, Field Marshall
    Lord Wavell, and His Excellency The Commander in-Chief
    in India, General Sir Claude Auchinleck, with the Legion of
    Merit, on 22 Sept 1945 by Lt. General R.A. Wheeler, CG - USF -
    IBT on behalf of Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
    of America. Lord Wavell inspects troops of the 419th Gurkha
    Rifle Honor Guard Detachment prior to presentation ceremony.

    "New Delhi, India."

    Photographer: T/4 Ruppelt

    Date: 22 September 1945.

    III-SC 340955, Credit NARA.

    Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    If anyone would like a high-resolution version of this photo,
    just let me know.


    Dave
     

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