Meeting of the Combined Chiefs of Staff with Truman and Churchill, 11:30 a.m. 1

1. Designated a “Plenary Meeting” in the papers of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, It was held at Truman’s quarters, 2 Kaiserstrasse, Babelsberg.

Present
United States United Kingdom
President Truman Prime Minister Churchill
Fleet Admiral Leahy Lord Leathers 2
General of the Army Marshall Field Marshal Brooke
Fleet Admiral King Marshal of the Royal Air Force Portal
General of the Army Arnold Admiral of the Fleet Cunningham
General Somervell General Ismay
Field Marshal Wilson
Major-General Laycock
Secretariat
Brigadier General McFarland Major-General Hollis
Brigadier Cornwall-Jones
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  1. Leathers was present for only part of the meeting (see post, p. 342).