Mourning procession with the coffin of US President Franklin Roosevelt on the streets of Washington

coffin of US President Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, died on the 12th of apels 1945 from a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia.
April 14 at 9.50 am the train delivered the coffin of Roosevelt to Washington. At the railway station, the coffin was put on a gun carriage, covered with a star-striped flag, and the seven gray horses took it along the streets crowded with people (according to police, up to 400 thousand people were present) to the White House for the farewell ceremony.

Location: Washington, USA
Photo date: April 14, 1945

In : 1945

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