• Short Summary

    British Prime Minister Winston Churchill & USA President Frankin D Roosevelt hold a summit meeting in mid-Atlantic in 1941.

  • Description

    British Prime Minister Winston Churchill & USA President Frankin D Roosevelt hold a summit meeting in mid-Atlantic in 1941. The Atlantic Conference (code named "Riviera"). The discussions at the Conference forged the Anglo-American alliance of World War II. Meeting at Ship Harbor, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland from August 9-12, 1941, in great secrecy aboard the heavy cruiser USS Augusta and the battle cruiser HMS Prince of Wales, the two leaders and their staffs discussed the general strategy of the war against the Axis Powers.

    Peace aims defined. Record of historic mid-ocean Churchill-Roosevelt meeting perpetuated by cine-cameras. Filmed by the Newsreel Association of Great Britain, with the co-operation of the Ministry of Information.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2BXEBRESZDJZXVC145LPR69F7
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BXEBRESZDJZXVC145LPR69F7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    CANADA / DEFENCE: World War II: The Atlantic Conference between Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill CANADA / DEFENCE: World War II: The Atlantic Conference between Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill

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