Photo: US Army
The Tehran Conference, November 143: Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill; the
first meeting of the Big Three, where the main agenda item was the
long-awaited Second Front in Europe. To attend the conference, President
Roosevelt secretly crossed the Atlantic aboard USS Iowa
, to which
various modifications had been made to accommodate him such as an elevator
and a special bathtub, making the Iowa
the only Navy ship to
have a bathtub on board.
Conference, Wikipedia, accessed 14 June 2018.
Roosevelt's remarks to the Crew on Leaving the USS Iowa,
American Presidency Project, University of California at Santa Barbara.