Yalta Conference

Location: Yalta, Crimea, Soviet Union

Photographer: US Government Photographer
Source: US National Archives and Records Administration

Historical Context

The big three allied leaders, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin met at Yalta in February 1945.

They made final plans for the defeat of Nazi Germany, their joint occupation of Germany and for post-war Europe.

Historical Events

  • 1945-02-04 Roosevelt, Churchill & Stalin meet at Yalta in the Crimea to discuss the final phase of the war
  • 1945-02-05 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Yalta, the Crimea
  • 1945-02-11 Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill & Stalin
  • 1945-03-01 FDR announces success of Yalta Conference

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