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Atlantic Conference, Newfoundland, August 1941

Atlantic Conference, Newfoundland, August 1941

I am research­ing the events sur­round­ing, and indi­vid­u­als active­ly involved in, the first war-time Anglo-Amer­i­can sum­mit, the “Atlantic Con­fer­ence,” which took place in at Argen­tia, New­found­land from 9 through 12 August 1941. Most his­to­ries focus on the word­ing of the “Atlantic Char­ter” to the com­plete exclu­sion sub-meet­ings held by chiefs of staff and oth­er high rank­ing indi­vid­u­als from the two coun­tries. They also fail to men­tion that the “Atlantic Con­fer­ence” was actu­al­ly a war coun­cil where strat­e­gy, tac­tics and war materiel logis­tics were dis­cussed in detail over a four-day peri­od. Can you help me devel­op a com­pre­hen­sive list of the indi­vid­u­als who were involved in con­fer­ences those four days?…

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