Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill at Russian Embassy in Tehran

This fascinating photo shows the leaders of the Big Three central allies during World War II. Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill are seated on the portico of the Russian Embassy in Tehran, Iran at the end of November, 1943.

Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill on portico of Russian Embassy in Teheran, during conference–Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 1943

Source: Library of Congress

The Tehran Conference was the first major meeting of the Big Three and the main objective was to agree on opening a second front against Hitler and the Nazi regime.