U.S. At War: Moment in Teheran

The deadlines were set, the declarations signed, the toasts drunk. Then the President reported to the U.S. people's true ambassadors to Teheran—the American soldiers.

"Officers and men," said he, "I got here ... to meet with the Marshal of Soviet Russia and the Prime Minister of England to try to do two things. The first was to lay military plans toward the winning of the war just as fast as we can and I think we have made progress. . . . The other purpose was to talk over world conditions after the war."

The talks were promising. The plans must be precise....

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