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File:Potsdam conference 1945-8.jpg

Description The "Big Three" pose with their principal advisors, at Potsdam, Germany, circa 28 July -- 1 August 1945.

The three heads of government are (seated, left to right):

  • British Prime Minister Clement Attlee;
  • U.S. President Harry S. Truman;
  • Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.

Standing behind them are (left to right):

  • Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, USN, Truman's Chief of Staff;
  • British Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin;
  • U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes;
  • Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov.
Original photo caption: Photo # USA C-1860 "Big Three" & Foreign Ministers at Potsdam, ca. July 1945
Date ~July 1945
Author Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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