Malta Conference meeting of American and British Allied leaders on island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea, beginning January 30, 1945. C-54 aircraft lands on airfield in Malta, with U.S. staff officers aboard. Leaders exit plane starting with U.S. Navy Admiral Ernest J King, greeted by U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union Averell Harriman. U.S. Army General George Marshall exits with Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell, and they are greeted by British Army Field Marshal Wilson and Mr. Harriman. Exterior of Montgomery House on Malta as dignitaries enter the conference. General Marshall and then Admiral King enter Montgomery House. Dignitaries seated at long table meet during conference at Montgomery House. Camera shows various attendees including British Field Marshal Alexander and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke. Also Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, Marshal Charles Portal and Marshal H. Wilson. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on British ship salutes arrival of President Roosevelt on U.S. Navy ship arriving for Crimea Yalta Conference. Yalta mountains and Black Sea views. Workmen unload communication equipment from ship and deliver it by truck convoy. Exterior of the Livadia Palace site of the Yalta Conference. Signal Corps wire the building and Army Navy message center and telephone exchange is shown. Stettinius, Anthony Eden, and other leaders arrive by aircraft and are greeted by Chairman of Council of People's Commissars Vyacheslav Molotov. British Prime Minister Churchill and American President Roosevelt arrive and meet Molotov and other Russian dignitaries. Russian honor guard stands in formation. Big Three of President Roosevelt, Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Churchill at the palace. Dignitaries seated around conference table to discuss plans for occupation of Germany. They sign a statement. Big 3 dignitaries seated on a bench outside the palace pose for photos with officials.
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt with dignitaries on USS Quincy CA-71 in the Mediterranean Sea. A launch pulls up to USS Quincy CA-71. U.S. marine soldiers on the deck. U.S. Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. ; U.S. Ambassador to the UK John G. Winant, Roosevelt's adviser Harry Hopkins and an unidentified admiral climb the ship's ladders and greet President Roosevelt. The President is seated on the deck with Ambassador John G. Winant, Edward R. Stettinius, Jr, and Harry Hopkins. Americans, from delegation in Alexandria, in background behind President Roosevelt.
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and other dignitaries on USS Quincy (CA-71) in the Mediterranean Sea. A launch pulls up to USS Quincy. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill walks up the ship's ladder followed by his daughter Sarah Churchill. They are greeted by President Roosevelt's adviser Harry Hopkins. U.S. Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius and Hopkins in conversation. President Roosevelt talks with U.S. Ambassador to the UK John G. Winant in the background.
Members of King Abn Saud's Royal Party seen seated on the deck of Destroyer, USS Murphy.which brought them from Jidda. Members of Royal Party, visit the Cruiser, USS Quincy, in the Mediterranean Sea. Back on the USS Murphy, two Arab guards holding rifles, swords and sabers seated on the deck. King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia seated on a throne chair. Aboard the USS Quincy, President Roosevelt, seated in a chair, on deck, and wearing a hat, waves and salutes, as the USS Murphy pulls away, carrying the Royal Party.
U.S. destroyers of Squadron 14, depart Norfolk, Virginia for the Mediterranean, in October, 1922.
Map showing the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries, from the Straits of Gibralter, and East to Black Sea and Red Sea. Various sea navigation routes are depicted through the water areas. U.S. Navy Clemson class destroyer, taking on supplies in Norfolk, Virginia. Sailors carrying sacks of supplies over their shoulders from a dock onto the ship. Women seen waving at the USS Barry (DD-248) in October 1922, as she departs Hampton Roads, Virginia, for the Mediterranean, to serve with the U. S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters. View of USS Kane (DD-235) with sailors lined up on her foredeck. View from stern of a Squadron 14 destroyer, of the USS Hatfield (DD-231) followed by the USS Barry (DD-248). View from bridge of a destroyer, as officer looks through binoculars at five other destroyers of Squadron 14, underway in a line. Sailors on deck of destroyer practice handling of small arms and on of the ship's 5-inch guns. Sailors spin propellors on tail of a torpedo and load it into one of a battery of three launching tubes. Sailors exercise by throwing a medicine ball.View from destroyer of 5 destroyers in line, astern, the first being USS Overton (DD-239). View from a destroyer as the Squadron enters harbor at Gibralter. Sailors climbing upon concrete pier from a long boat. Buildings on steep hills of Gibralter. The USS Hatfield and the USS Gilmer (DD-233) on either side of a supply ship. Views of Destroyer Squadron 14 ships anchored, along with other warships off Constantinople (Istanbul)in the Bosphorus straits. View from a high point in Constantinople. Camera pans over city and warships in the Bosphorus.
Animated map shows Italy and Yugoslavia. United States aircraft makes an emergency landing at an airfield. Airmen speak with the pilot. Engineer inspects aircraft wheel. Number of airplanes parked on the ground. Engineers check the aircraft engine. Yugoslavian ships bring food for the Yank Island. Soldiers unload goods from ship. Troops disembark from a B-47 aircraft. Man gives hand signals.