Atlantic Bases Agreement 1941

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Title reads: "Atlantic Bases Agreement".

Downing Street, Whitehall, London.

M/S of Winston Churchill greeting Mr. Winant, the American Ambassador, in the cabinet room of No. 10 Downing St. Various shots Churchill, Winant, General Malony, Commander Biesemeier and Mr. Fahy signing the...



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  • The signing took place on 27March 1941.

    "Mr Winant" is John Gilbert Winant.

    "General Malony" is Harry J Malony.

    "Commander Biesemeier" is Harold Biesemeier.

    "Mr Fahy" is Charles Fahy.

    "C/U of document" - we see that the document is countersigned on behalf of the United Kingdom by Lord Cranborne and Lord Moyne - presumably both of these men are visible during the clip?

    jamied 31st Dec 2012

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