KN-C29266. President John F. Kennedy Attends Wreath-laying Ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Rome, Italy

KN-C29266. President John F. Kennedy Attends Wreath-laying Ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Rome, Italy
1 July 1963
President John F. Kennedy walks up stairs to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Victor Emmanuel Monument (“Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II”) in Rome, Italy. Two members of the Italian military police (Carabinieri) walk in front of the President, carrying a wreath to lay at the tomb on his behalf. Walking behind the Carabinieri (L-R): Italian Minister of Defense, Giulio Andreotti; Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell Shepard; Chief of the Italian Defense Staff, General Aldo Rossi; President Kennedy. A line of Italian military personnel stand at attention in background.
1 negative (color; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches)
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Robert Knudsen. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Naval Aide to the President. (1961 - 1963)