British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and top ranking British officials board USS Augusta to meet U.S. President Roosevelt
United States USA Date:1941, August Duration:2 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meet for the Atlantic Conference aboard USS Augusta in Placentia Bay, Argentia, Newfoundland. U.S. General George C. Marshall, Vice Admiral Ernest J. King, and Admiral Harold R. Stark, descend steps to main deck of U.S. Heavy Cruiser, USS Augusta, where they greet top ranking members of the British military establishment as they arrive for the Atlantic Conference. U.S. General Marshall is seen greeting British Field Marshall Sir John Dill. President Roosevelt is assisted by his son, Franklin, Jr. who helps him obtain a handhold on a fixture of the ship. President Roosevelt greets British Admiral Sir Dudley Pound, Admiral of the Fleet, First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff. He also greets British Field Marshal Sir John Dill, Chief of the Imperial General Staff. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives, salutes the President, and walks past. Franklin Roosevelt, Jr. steps forward and guides Churchill back to stand with President Roosevelt, for the camera.
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