CONFERENCE ROOM Peaceful Scenes Around i Churchill Villa Eritish Official Wireless Rec. 2.30 p.m. RUGBY, July 16. The room in which Mr. Churchill, President Truman and Generalissimo Stalin are meeting in conference at Potsdam, Writes a correspondent, is decorated with carved woodwork. Two huge candelabra hang over an enormous circular table. In the conference building Mr. Churchill is provided with 'a study, a bedroom and a bathroom, and these are guarded by British and Canadian military police. Six lA..T.S. girls are looking after Mr Churchill and Subaltern Mary Churchill in their villa in Potsdam. The building is a two-storeyed villa, quiet and peaceful. Steps lead down into a spacious garden filled with flowers. " There are pleasant walks and gravel paths. ■ Mr Churchill has his own library, and choice oil pantings line the walls of his rooms, which are simply furnished, ■ creating a homely atmosphere. The house is at least three miles away from the tremendous building where the three leaders ar On the e roacf approaching the house is a wide barricade guarded by military police. This afternoon when Mr. Churchill toured blitzed Berlin for the first time his tour lasted over an hour and a half.
Permanent link to this item
IN POTSDAM, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945
IN POTSDAM Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945
Using This Item
Fairfax Media is the copyright owner for the Auckland Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence . This newspaper is not available for commercial use without the consent of Fairfax Media. For advice on reproduction of out-of-copyright material from this newspaper, please refer to the Copyright guide.
This newspaper was digitised in partnership with Auckland Libraries.