Monday, July 16, 1945


Contents

  1. J. C. S. 195th Meeting. The meetings of the Joint Chiefs of Staff were numbered consecutively from the first formal meeting of that organization, which took place in Washington on February 9, 1942. The 195th Meeting was the first held in connection with the Berlin Conference.
  2. The meeting was held at Truman’s quarters, 2 Kaiserstrasse, Babelsberg. Information as to time and participants from the Log (ante, p. 10). Commander C. R. Thompson and Junior Commander Mary Churchill also accompanied Churchill on this call, but were apparently not included in the two-hour conversation mentioned in the Log (ante, p. 10).
  3. C. C. S. 193d 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 193d Meeting was the first held in connection with the Berlin Conference.