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Les Conferences de Québec de 1943 et 1944

The Québec Conferences of 1943 and 1944

 
 
Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker
Inscription. French:
En 1943 et 1944 le president des États-Unis Franklin Delano Roosevelt et le premier ministre de Grande Bretagne Winston Spencer Churchill dirigèrent à Quebec les deux conferences qui déterminèrent lisse de la deuxième Guerre mondiale en Europe et dans le Pacifique.

Ne serait ce pas magnifique si l’histoire pouvait raconter que c’est à Québec que l’on a assure la liberation de la France?»
William Lyon MacKenzie King
Premier ministre du Canada
Québec 1943


English translation:
In 1943 and 1944 the President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Prime Minister of Britain Winston Spencer Churchill directed in Quebec the two conferences which determined direction of the Second World War in Europe and the Pacific.

Would not it be beautiful if history could say that it was in Quebec that we ensure the liberation of France? "
William Lyon MacKenzie King
Prime Minister of Canada | Quebec 1943

 
Erected 1998 by Commission de la capitale du Québec.
 
Location. 46° 48.58′ N, 71° 12.661′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue Saint Louis
Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker
just from Côte de la Citadelle, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Rue Saint Louis, Québec, Quebec G1R 3Z7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quebec Boer War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Québec Garrison Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Fortifications de / of Québec (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Sewell (within shouting distance of this marker); General Montgomery’s Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustin-Norbert Morin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Frontenac (about 90 meters away); In Memory of Our Fallen Soldiers (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .  Québec Conferences 1943, 1944 - The Canadian Encyclopedia. The Québec conferences were two in a series of high-level strategic meetings held by Allied leaders during World War II. The first took place from 10 to 24 August 1943, and the second from 11 to 16 September 1944. The meetings, at which the future course of the war was planned, were dominated by Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, except at Yalta, where Josef Stalin was an equal partner. (Submitted on February 10, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
3. Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 Marker
Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944 image. Click for full size.
4. Les Conferences de Quebec de 1943 et 1944
Seated left to right: King, Roosevelt, Churchill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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