Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

James V. Forrestal

James Forrestal, 1944
James Vincent Forrestal was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense. He was born on February 15, 1892, (d. 1949) and was photographed by Karsh in 1944 for LIFE Magazine.