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Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

The Quebec Conferences

Conferences de Quebec

 

—1943 and/ et 1944 —

 
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1. The Quebec Conferences Marker
Inscription. English:
During the Second World War, on the invitation of the Prime Minister of Canada, W.L. Mackenzie King, the President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston S. Churchill, met in conference at this Citadel on two occasions (August 10 to 24, 1943 and September 11 to 16, 1944) to consider the strategy of allied victory.

French:
Au cours de la seconde guerre mondiale, sur l'invitation du Premier-Ministre du Canada W. L. Mackenzie King, le Président des États-Unis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, et le Premier Ministre du Royaume-Uni, Winston S. Churchill, tinrent deux conférences dans cette citadelle, (du 10 au 24 août 1943 et du 11 au 16 septembre 1944), afin d'étudier la stratégie de la victoire alliée.
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Location. 46° 48.456′ N, 71° 12.463′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker can be reached from Côte de la Citadelle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Québec, Quebec G1R 3R2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Québec Citadel (here, next to
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
2. The Conferences de Quebec Marker
this marker); Georges-Philias Vanier (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Warrant Officier Jean Couture, OMN, CD (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Têtu House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Montgomery’s Army (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Québec Garrison Club (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jonathan Sewell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fortifications de / of Québec (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker is inside the Citadel near the parade grounds.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
The Quebec Conferences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
3. The Quebec Conferences Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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