People gathered by their radios listening to President Roosevelt. An Allied International Conference in Cairo, Egypt during World War II. Excerpts from U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Christmas message of 1943 are heard. Vyacheslav Molotov, Anthony Eden and Hull at the fourth Moscow Conference. A pyramid in Egypt. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek discuss plans for the prosecution of the Normandy Invasion at the Cairo Conference. Other dignitaries stand behind them. An animated map of the world. A sign reads 'The Tanaka Memorial'. Attack on Japan by U.S. soldiers. Guns are fired. U.S. soldiers and sailors attack an island in Japan. A flag of the United States. U.S. soldiers fire at a Japanese boat. Smoke due to explosion. A U.S. ship underway at the Pacific Ocean. Soldiers get down from a boat at an the island. Soldiers walk with guns on their back. U.S. planes in flight and drop bombs on the island. U.S. soldiers fire a field gun. Soldiers on a deck. U.S. planes in flight. U.S. General Marshall with Allied officers. He visits U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and U.S. Admiral Chester Nimitz in the Pacific.
Allied leaders at conferences in the Middle East during World War II. Aerial views of pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife Madame Chiang Kai-shek seated during the Cairo Conference. Allied officers stand behind the seated leaders. Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Tehran Conference in Tehran, Iran. Churchill's daughter Sarah, an officer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, is introduced to Premier Stalin by President Roosevelt. British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union William Averell Harriman and Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov stand behind the Big Three with other officials. During a ceremony, Winston Churchill presents the Sword of Stalingrad to Premier Stalin which he accepts on behalf of Russian people. U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George Marshall present.
American battleships underway in the sea. Globe shows Gilbert and Marshall Islands in Central Pacific. Men load shells aboard American ship. American bombers strafe Japanese targets on Tarawa Island. Marines land. Explosions on the Island. American soldiers fire rifles. American troops take cover and fire machine guns. Wounded and dead Japanese troops. American flag raised on Island. American troops celebrate victory. Franklin D Roosevelt and Churchill meet with Chiang Kai-Shek at Cairo. Leaders and Generals at Cairo conference.
Dignitaries at Cairo Conference, Egypt. President Franklin D Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Ismet Inonu of Turkey seated on grounds of Mena House. Those standing at the back include Anthony Eden, Harry Hopkins, Turkish foreign minister, Menemencoglu and other Turkish delegates. Churchill and Inonu talk.
Dignitaries at Cairo Conference, Egypt. President Franklin D Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Ismet Inonu of Turkey seated on grounds of Mena House. President Roosevelt talks to President Inonu. Winston Churchill smokes a cigar. Roosevelt continues to talk to Inonu.
United Nations leaders meet to pledge support against the Axis Powers. Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ; British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Chinese General Chiang Kai-shek on chairs. Dignitaries behind them. Madame Chiang confers with Churchill. A meeting of the United Nations leaders in Tehran, Iran. President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Joseph Stalin, Premier of Soviet Russia and the diplomatic representatives of the free nations present. President Roosevelt introduces Sara Churchill, the daughter of Churchill, to Stalin. Stalin shakes hands with Sara. The Sword of Stalingrad is presented to Stalin as a gift from the King of Britain to the people of Stalingrad. Marshall Stalin accepts the sword on the behalf of the people of Russia. The leaders pose with dignitaries standing behind them.