The History Place - World War II in Europe

In Teheran, Iran, the first meeting of the 'Big Three.' From Left: Soviet Union leader Josef Stalin; U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Topics during the four-day conference included: Confirmation of the decision to invade Western Europe in the Spring of 1944; Plans for the invasion of Southern France; and a promise by Stalin to join in the war against Japan when Germany was defeated.

(Photo credit: U.S. Signal Corps., courtesy Library of Congress)

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