Churchill Roosevelt talks: closest unity and Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle

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Churchill Roosevelt talks: closest unity and Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle

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Article 1 headlines: Churchill-Roosevelt-talks, closest unity, General Smuts joins premier and president in news Cairo conference. Article 2 headlines; Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle, attack by home fleet guarding Russian convoy, long fight off north cape.

Date

1943-12-08
1943-12-28

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Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10087

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1943

CHURCHILL – ROOSEVELT – [inserted above] INONU [/inserted above] TALKS: ‘CLOSEST UNITY’

General Smuts joins Premier and President in new Cairo Conference

Mr. Churchill, President Roosevelt and President Inonu of Turkey have concluded in Cairo a three-day conference at which they discussed the general political situation and the policy to be followed.

The Turkish President, said the communique issued last night, went to Cairo on the invitation of the British, U.S. and Soviet Governments.

Although the third of the great Middle East conferences has now ended, talks continue in Cairo. Gen. Smuts has now arrived from London on his way to South Africa and has conferred with Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Churchill.

SCHARNHORST SUNK IN ARCTIC BATTLE

ATTACK BY HOME FLEET GUARD[missing letter]NG RUSSIAN CONVOY

LONG FIGHT OFF NORTH CAPE

THE Scharnhorst has been sunk by British warships of[missing letters] Norwegian coast. This news was given in an Admiralty anno[missing letters]ment, issued late on Sunday night, which stated:-

This afternoon (December 26) the German battleship Scharn[missing letters] was brought to action by units of the Home Fleet, under the comm[missing letters] of Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, K.C.B., K.B.E., which were cove[missing letters] a North Russian convoy.

Scharnhorst was sunk this evening off the North Cape.

DECEMBER 28 1943

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“Churchill Roosevelt talks: closest unity and Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22070.

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