Preliminary meeting,US and British military Chiefs, Montgomery House, Malta "Argonaut" Conference, Malta, United Kingdom.
Malta Date:1945, January 31 Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Malta "Argonaut" Conference in Malta, United Kingdom during World War II. The Military Chiefs of Britain and the United States,preparing for the Malta Conference, seated at a table in Montgomery House. U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George Marshall seated at the table looking at documents. U.S. Army Service Forces Commanding General Brehon Burke Somervell standing beside General Marshall and talking to the General. U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral Ernest King seated beside General Marshall. United States Air Force General Laurence Sherman Kuter seated with other U.S. and British officers during the conference. British Army Field Marshal Henry Maitland Wilson and Royal Air Force Marshal Charles Portal seated among the officers. Field Marshal Wilson and an officer coming out of the Auberge de Castille, Valletta , the official headquarters for British delegation for the conference. Officers saluting the Field Marshal. The Field Marshal waiting outside the building with other officers. Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Alan Brooke leaving the building with British General Hastings Lionel Ismay. A large crowd of officers and civilians watch the officers climbing down the steps of the building and stepping into a car.
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