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actually in the oval office during world war ii. fdr received this as a gift from general george the marshall who was chief of staff during the war. marshall had a number of these large globes made under a special order from a company in chicago. he gave it to fdr as a christmas gift in 1942. roosevelt kept it in the oval office. the globe is balanced on finely tuned rollers, so if i were to touch it with a light touch, i could move it in any way. this sort of thing was very handy for disabled president to have at his fingertips when he is planning and is involved in a global war. roosevelt made a lot of use of this during world war ii. one of the things we look at is fdr's attendance at key wartime conferences. he went to a number of compasses -- conferences during the war, but arguably, the two most important was the tehran conference and the yalta. he met with winston churchill, joseph stalin, and of course, roosevelt. long before the end of the war, fdr is already rethinking about the postwar period. so, in november of 1943 when he journeys to tehran, he is -- he has several impo
general george c. marshall who was chief of staff of the u.s. army during the war. marshall had a number of these large globes made under a special order from a company in chicago. he gave it to fdr as a christmas gift in 1942. roosevelt kept it by his desk. this globe is balanced on some finely tuned rollers. if i were to touch it in a light touch, i could move it in any way. this sort of thing was obviously very handy for a disabled president to have at his fingertips when he is planning and involved in a global war. roosevelt, obviously, made a lot of use of this during world war ii. one of the things we look at in this portion of the exhibition is his attendance at key wartime conferences. he went to a number of conferences during the war but arguably the two most important were the tehran conference and yalta conference. he met with the big three, winston churchill, joseph stalin, and roosevelt. long before the end of the war, fdr is already thinking about the postwar period. in november, 1943, when he journeys to tehran, he has several important things on the agenda. one of
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)