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Northwest side of the Pentagon building while under construction, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 1 Jul 1942General view of the speakers platform of the Pentagon building during the Christmas exercise, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 24 Dec 1942
Northwest side of the Pentagon building while under construction, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 1 Jul 1942General view of the speakers platform of the Pentagon building during the Christmas exercise, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 24 Dec 1942
View from the top of the Washington Monument looking at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, United States, 1944. Note the buildings of the Navy Department in the foreground that were removed after the Pentagon opened.General Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 1 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in background
View from the top of the Washington Monument looking at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, United States, 1944. Note the buildings of the Navy Department in the foreground that were removed after the Pentagon opened.General Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 1 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in background
General Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 2 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in backgroundGeneral Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 3 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in background
General Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 2 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in backgroundGeneral Dwight Eisenhower swearing General Omar Bradley into office as Chief of Staff of the US Army, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 3 of 3; note US President Harry Truman and Secretary of Army Kenneth Royall in background
US President Harry Truman awarding General Dwight Eisenhower the third Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Service Medal, Pentagon, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 1 of 2US President Harry Truman awarding General Dwight Eisenhower the third Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Service Medal, Pentagon, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 2 of 2
US President Harry Truman awarding General Dwight Eisenhower the third Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Service Medal, Pentagon, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 1 of 2US President Harry Truman awarding General Dwight Eisenhower the third Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Service Medal, Pentagon, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948, photo 2 of 2
US President Harry Truman, General Dwight Eisenhower, and General Omar Bradley at the Pentagon building moment after Bradley had been sworn in as the Chief of Staff of the US Army, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948Omar Bradley, Hoyt Vandenberg, Lawton Collins, and Forrest Sherman at a US Joint Chiefs of Staff meeting at the Pentagon building, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 22 Nov 1949
US President Harry Truman, General Dwight Eisenhower, and General Omar Bradley at the Pentagon building moment after Bradley had been sworn in as the Chief of Staff of the US Army, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1948Omar Bradley, Hoyt Vandenberg, Lawton Collins, and Forrest Sherman at a US Joint Chiefs of Staff meeting at the Pentagon building, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 22 Nov 1949
Admiral Burke in his Pentagon office, posing with the General Lemnitzer, Admiral Burke, General Twining, General White, and General Shoup in meeting with other US military leaders at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 10 Feb 1960
Admiral Burke in his Pentagon office, posing with the 'Pipe Smoker of the Year' award, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 23 May 1958General Lemnitzer, Admiral Burke, General Twining, General White, and General Shoup in meeting with other US military leaders at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 10 Feb 1960
NATO Military Committee chairman General Heusinger meeting with US Secretary of Defense McNamara at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 28 Feb 1964Corona satellite image of the Pentagon building, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 25 Sep 1967
NATO Military Committee chairman General Heusinger meeting with US Secretary of Defense McNamara at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 28 Feb 1964Corona satellite image of the Pentagon building, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 25 Sep 1967
US Navy Chiefs of Naval Operations: Holloway, Trost, Carney, Hayward, Watkins, Anderson, Zumwalt, McDonald, Burke, and Moorer at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1986US Navy Chiefs of Naval Operations: Trost, Hayward, Zumwalt, Burke, Kelso, Moorer, Holloway, and Watkins at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 19 Oct 1990
US Navy Chiefs of Naval Operations: Holloway, Trost, Carney, Hayward, Watkins, Anderson, Zumwalt, McDonald, Burke, and Moorer at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1986US Navy Chiefs of Naval Operations: Trost, Hayward, Zumwalt, Burke, Kelso, Moorer, Holloway, and Watkins at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 19 Oct 1990
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944