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9 Aug 1941

Photo(s) dated 9 Aug 1941
President Franklin Roosevelt and his dinner guests aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 9 Aug 1941.
10 Aug 1941

Photo(s) dated 10 Aug 1941
Franklin Roosevelt receiving British First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Dudley Pound aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941.Royal Marines form an honor guard aboard HMS Prince of Wales to welcome US President Franklin Roosevelt aboard (upper right) for Sunday services during the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941.Religious services on the fantail of HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941. Note Prince of Wales’ 10-inch guns and Roosevelt and Churchill seated to the left.
18 Feb 1942

Newfoundland
  • US destroyer USS Truxton ran aground and broke apart at Ferryland Point, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland in poor weather; 119 were killed, 33 survived. ww2dbase [Placentia Bay | CPC]

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