III. The Casablanca Conference

(January 14–24, 1943)

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Contents

  1. C.C.S. 55th meeting. The meetings of the Combined Chiefs of Staff were numbered consecutively from the establishment of that organization, which held its first meeting in Washington on January 23, 1942. The 55th meeting was the first held in connection with the Casablanca Conference.
  2. C.C.S. 56th meeting.
  3. According to the Log, ante, p. 522, this meeting lasted until 12:30 p.m.
  4. C.C.S. 57th meeting.
  5. C. C. S. 58th meeting. The meeting adjourned from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. According to Alanbrooke, p. 448, the meeting finally ended at 5:15 p.m.
  6. According to the Log, ante, p. 524, this meeting lasted until 7 p.m.
  7. C.C.S. 59th meeting.
  8. C.C.S. 60th meeting.
  9. C.C.S. 61st meeting.
  10. C.C.S. 62nd meeting.
  11. C.C.S. 63rd meeting.
  12. C.C.S. 64th meeting.
  13. C.C.S. 65th meeting.
  14. C.C.S. 66th meeting.
  15. C.C.S. 67th meeting.
  16. C.C.S. 68th meeting.
  17. The place of the meeting is not indicated, but presumably it was held at Giraud’s villa.
  18. The place of the meeting is not indicated.
  19. C.C.S. 69th meeting. This is the last meeting held by the Combined Chiefs of Staff during the Casablanca Conference.
  20. A parenthetical statement on the source text reads as follows:

    “(this Press Conference was held jointly by the President and Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Great Britain, on the lawn at the rear of the President’s villa, which adjoined the Anfa Hotel, and which was part of the general term “Anfa Camp,” comprising the Hotel surrounded by 15 villas, which in turn was surrounded by barbed wire and troops)

    (the newspapermen—about 50 in number—sat cross-legged in front of the President and the Prime Minister, who were seated in chairs)”

    A photograph of the press conference is printed following p. 483.