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FDR and Churchill confer on Atlantic Charter

Film | Accession Number: 1992.254.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0674 | Film ID: 312

FDR and Churchill confer on Atlantic Charter aboard ship HMS Prince of Wales. Churchill hands letter to FDR as both stand at ship railing of Presidential yacht. Members of British and American staffs present. Back aboard Prince of Wales, several shots of FDR and Prime Minister Churchill seated on deck in presence of many staff officers including General Marshall, General Arnold, Sumner Welles, Harry Hopkins, Admiral King, Sir Dudley Pound and others. They listen to sermon on deck.

Nonessential Segments (mute):
01:29:48 to 01:30:42, French troop train moves thru North African countryside; good CUs of French soldiers as railroad cars pass camera.
01:30:44 to 01:32:55, French Senegalese troops and French troops board transport ship at wharf of port; GI lights cigarette for two French soldiers; several men carry bundles on their heads as they board.
01:32:56 to 01:34:51, Parade of US Marines, French soldiers and British soldiers through streets of North African town; panoramic shots of city of Algiers.

Event Date
1941 August
Newfoundland, Canada
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:55:40
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