London diplomatic circles reported last week that military successes in Russia and North Africa appeared to have "set the stage" for an early meeting between President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill or Anthony Eden. Roosevelt and Churchill have conferred in person three times during World War II: on Aug. 14, 1941, aboard the U.S.S. Augusta in Argentia Bay, Newfoundland, they signed the Atlantic Charter; in the latter part of December 1941, at the White House, they organized the U.S.-G.B. War Council; in June 1942 they planned the North African campaign.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!