Cairo, Egypt. c. 22 November 1943. Outdoors group portrait at a conference at which officials, ...

Accession Number MED2019
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Cairo, Egypt. c. 22 November 1943. Outdoors group portrait at a conference at which officials, military leaders and the heads of the government of the United States, China and England conferred. Back row, left to right: General (Gen) Henry Arnold, Chief of US Army Air Forces; Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Brehon Somervell, Chief US Army Service of Supply; Gen George C. Marshall, US Army Chief of Staff; Field Marshal Sir John Dill (facing Marshall); British Air Chief Marshall Sir Charles Portal; Admiral William D. Leahy, President Roosevelt's Chief of Staff; Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander-in-Chief of the US Navy; Admiral Sir Cunningham, Commander of the British Fleet; Gen Sir Alan Brooke, British General Chief of Staff; Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in the South-east Pacific; Gen Shang Chen, Foreign Affairs expert of the Chinese Army; Lt Gen Joseph W. Stilwell, Commander of US Army Forces in China, India and Burma; Lt Gen Ling Wei, Chinese Army; Major General Carton de Wiart of the British General Staff. Front row: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Prime Minister Winston Churchill.