At the end of March, 1941, a coup d'etat was launched by by anti-Axis Serbian officers.
SLATE INFORMATION: Yugoslavia has found its soul
Newspaper front pages
Yugo-Slav troops marching on foot and on horseback
King Peter II of Yugoslavia (eleven years old) leaving his english school with his grandmother Queen Marie of Romania
King Peter II, wearing military uniform, saluting at entrance to building
Queen Maria of Yugoslavia (Queen Mother, mother of King Peter) outside cottage as receives telegram of congratulations
Official arriving at Yugoslav ministry (?)
10 Downing Street:
Winston Churchill (Prime Minister, 1940-1945), John Winant (US Ambassador to Britain) and Vincent Massey (Canadian Commissioner) at meeting table surrounded by government ministers and officials, signing Treaty of American Bases / Churchill smoking cigar
SLATE INFORMATION: The End
Personalities - Politicians; Diplomacy
Background: At the end of March, 1941, a coup d'etat was launched by by anti-Axis Serbian officers. Shows King Peter II as a young boy and in military uniform when he came of age at 17. Also includes Winston Churchill and the Ambassador of America at the signing of the Treaty of the Bases.