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Arnold, Henry Harley "Hap" (1886-1950) Signed General Pass to the Quebec Conference, August 1943.

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2865B
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2
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Arnold, Henry Harley "Hap" (1886-1950) Signed General Pass to the Quebec Conference, August 1943.
Printed card with Arnold's name typed, signed by S.T. Wood, Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and by Arnold, 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.
In the first Quebec Conference, a secret military summit, Churchill and FDR met for the first time to discuss a joint attack on the German forces in France, that would eventually become the Normandy Invasion. Canada, Britain, and the U.S. agreed to concentrate on the development of the atomic bomb in earnest, and Churchill and Roosevelt also secretly signed the Quebec Agreement vowing to share nuclear technological developments.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Henry Harley, Churchill, Roosevelt, S.T. Wood, Canada–United Kingdom relations, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry H. Arnold, Manhattan Project, Military history of the United Kingdom during World War II, Quebec Agreement, Quebec Conference, Recipients of the Legion of Merit, Summit, United Kingdom–United States relations, Winston Churchill, France, United Kingdom, United States

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