Cairo Conference


This photo by Jim Hudson was taken during the Cairo Conference (Nov. 23-26, 1943) between China, UK and USA. From left to right: Generalissamo Chiang Kai Shek; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Winston Churchill and Madame Chiang Kai Shek. Back row, Chinese Generals Chang Chen and Ling Wei; American Generals
Somervell, Stilwell and Arnold; and senior British officers, Field Marshal Sir John Dill,
Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, and Major General Carton de Wiart, VC. The Cairo conference resulted in the agreement on supporting military operations in China against Japanese; promise of postwar return of Manchuria to China and of freedom for Korea, and invasion of Burma the next year.

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