British Prime Minister Winston Churchill & USA President Frankin D Roosevelt hold a summit meeting in mid-Atlantic in 1941.
American sailors coming aboard HMS Prince of Wales / High angle view showing British and American sailors together on deck / British and American sailors chatting / Petty officers and U.S.A. soldiers / Sailors talking to Macgregor (?) / High angle view sailors lined up on deck for service under 4 big guns
Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill seated talking together, laughing and smiling / High angle view ship's deck / Various of Roosevelt and Churchill talking together / Top views church service as hymn is sung (part SOT) / Roosevelt and Churchill during prayers PAN officers / Various of troops as hymn is sung SOT / Various shots Churchill and Roosevelt singing hymns (Hymns include 'Onwards Christian Soldiers' and 'Oh god, Our Help in Ages Past')
Background: 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.