King Farouk of Egypt visits USS Quincy (CA-71) underway in Great Bitter Lake, Suez Canal, Egypt to meet U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt following the Yalta Conference during World War II. U.S. Honor Guards of marines and sailors await arrival of King Farouk. King Farouk boards ship's ladder followed by U.S. Admiral William Leahy. Both walk on deck and greet U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and daughter Anna Boettiger. President Roosevelt and King Farouk seated on deck of ship hold a conversation.
King Saud of Saudi Arabia with party members on a U.S. Destroyer, USS Murphy (DD603) in the Great Bitter Lake of the Suez Canal. Views of the the Great Bitter Lake from shipboard. Views of the USS Quincy, from the USS Murphy, as it pulls alongside to tie up with the Quincy. Sailors send lines between the two ships to secure them. A gangplank is set between the two vessels. Officers on board the USS Quincy coordinate the activities. A marine honor guard on deck make their rifles ready for gun salute. Views of Royal Party on deck of the USS Murphy. U.S. sailors man a 40mm "pom pom" antiaircraft gun. They fire the gun in salute.
U.S. President Franklin D Roosevelt and other officials at a conference in Alexandria, Egypt. On February 12th Roosevelt flies to Egypt with an escort of fighter planes and lands at an airport. The President's daughter, Mrs Boettiger (Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall Boettiger) steps off the plane, first. Insignia of the United States. President Roosevelt leaves by car for Great Bitter Lake on the Suez canal to board the warship which awaits him. The sailors salute King Farouk of Egypt when he visits Franklin D Roosevelt on the warship. Roosevelt and the King and his officials take lunch on the ship. The flag of the United States. Roosevelt and King Farouk seated. Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia arrives and greets Roosevelt and his daughter. The President and the Emperor sit and talk. Next day another warship arrives. King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia, his sons and entourage. The King is escorted aboard to meet U.S. President and other officials. The sailors salute. Arab chieftains accompanying him seated on the deck. The King's four sons sit with Roosevelt. Colonel William A Eddy a retired Marine officer U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia acts as interpreter. King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia returns to his ship and leaves. Roosevelt leaves for Alexandria. At Alexandria British Prime Minister Churchill and his daughter join Roosevelt on the ship for further talk. As he came aboard he is greeted by Admiral William D. Leahy. Mr Harry Hopkins already on ship. Edward Stettinius U.S. Secretary of State gets off and joins them, then ambassador Winant joined they are greeted. Officials pose for a photograph.
King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia and Royal party enroute from Jidda, on the U.S. Destroyer Murphy (DD 603). The Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal. King Faisal with U.S. interpreter, Colonel William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, a U.S. marine officer,sipping tea or coffee with the king. Arab dignitaries seated on the deck. Carpets are seen spread on the ships deck for the king to walk upon. Live sheep are penned up in box on deck, as provisions for the King and Royal party. Views of the American Cruiser, USS Quincy , as the Murphy approaches. Guns on the deck. A flag of the United States. King Saud and his party descend a gangplank to the deck of the Quincy, while a band plays and sailors and officers salute. The Quincy then proceeds towards Alexandria, Egypt. Sandy banks of Suez Canal.
Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie visits USS Quincy (CA-71) underway in Great Bitter Lake, Suez Canal, Egypt to meet U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt following the Yalta Conference during World War II. U.S. Honor Guards of marines and sailors await arrival of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. Haile Selassie boards ship followed by U.S. Navy Admiral William Leahy. Selassie is greeted by President Roosevelt and daughter Anna Boetigger. Selassie and Roosevelt seated on deck, hold a conversation. Selassie tours the ship with Captain Elliot M. Senn and Admiral Brown.
King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia meets President Franklin Roosevelt aboard USS Quincy CA-71 at Great Bitter Lake, Suez Canal during World War II. Ibn Saud converses with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (right) on board the USS Quincy after the Yalta Conference. U.S. Colonel Bill Eddy is kneeling on the left and speaking with the King.