Allied Conference - NA002055 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. An allies grand-strategy conference in North Africa. Sitting left to right are: Adm. E. J. King; Sir Winston Churchill; President Roosevelt; Standing: Maj. Gen. Sir Hastings Ismay; Lord Louis Mountbatten; and Field Marshall Sir John Dill. 1943.
Omar Bradley was born on February 12, 1893, in Clark, Missouri. In 1915, he graduated from West Point. Under General George S. Patton, he captured Bizerte, Tunisia in 1943, which led to the surrender of more than 250,000 Axis troops. As a commander in World War II, he planned and participated in the Normandy Invasion. In 1949, he was named the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston S. Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland in August ,1941. Standing behind them are from left to right: Admiral Ernest J. King USN, General George C. Marshall, General Sir John Dill, Admiral Harold R. Stark USN, and Admiral Sir Dudley Pound RN.