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16th August 1941 Booklet
Date: August 16, 1941
Subject: World War II
Collection: John Marston Family Collection
Commemorative booklet regarding Mr. Winston Churchill’s visit to Iceland after his historic meeting with President Roosevelt. This visit was notable for many reasons:
- It was the first occasion during this war of a joint parade of US and British armed forces.
- The variety of the forces defending Iceland – Marines and Army from the US, Norwegians, Dutch and men from the Dominions and Britain.
- Churchill was the first British Prime Minister to visit Iceland.