Atlantic Conference

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Title

Atlantic Conference

Subject

Word War II, Diplomacy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, summit conference

Description

A collection of images of the meeting between U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minster Winston Churchill at Argentia Bay, Newfoundland, in August of 1941.

Creator

The Norumbega Foundation

Source

Joseph P. Lash, Roosevelt and Churchill 1939-1941, (1976)

Publisher

W.W. Norton & Company, New York

Date

August, 1941

Contributor

Various

Rights

Copyright as noted

Items in the Atlantic Conference Collection

USS Augusta
An image of the U.S Navy cruiser USS Augusta (CA-31) which carried President Franklin Roosevelt to the Atlantic conference meeting with Winston Churchill at Argentia Bay, Newfoundland in August 1941,

HMS Prince of Wales
An Image of the British Battleship Prince of Wales carrying Prime Minister Winston Churchill to the Atlantic Conference with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt at Argentia Bay, Newfoundland in August 1941.

President Roosevelt  greets Winston Churchill aboard the USS Augusta, at Argentia Bay, Newfoundland
Image of President Roosevelt, with his sons Elliot and Franklin Jr., welcoming Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the USS Augusta to begin the Atlantic Conference at Argentia Bay, Newfoundland. on 1941.

Atlantic Conference Menu, 9 August 1941
An image of the Menu for dinner hosted by President Roosevelt and signed by himself, Churchill, and the principal chiefs of staff of the American and British military and diplomatic aids.

Atlantic  Conference Menu, 9 August 1941, with signatures
Image with the names, titles and signatures of the chief participants in the Atlantic conference.

Atlantic Conference  Menu, 9 August 1941, signed
Full menu for dinner served on board the USS Augusta to the leaders and chiefs of staff with the Roosevelt and Churchill , with signatures..

FDR & Churchill and staffs, on HMS Prince of Wales, Argentia Bay, 1941
Image of President Roosevelt with Prime Minister Churchill, and senior staff, including Generals George C. Marshall and Sir John Dill, on Sunday, August 10, 1941 on board HMS Prince of Wales.

Church Parade,  on the fantail of the HMS Pince of Wales during the Atlantic conference.
Image of the combined Sunday service with British and American sailors on the fantail of HMS Prince of Wales, during the Atlantic Conference.

Churchill watching the departure of FDR following  the Atlantic conference.
Image of Winston Churchill at the rail of HMS Prince of Wales watching the departure of President Roosevelt on the USS Augusta, form Argentia Bay, newfoundland, following the Atlantic Conference.

Atlantic Meeting book jacket design
Dust jacket for a book by English writer H.V. Morton who accompanied Churchill to the Atlantic Conference on HMS Prince of Wales.