Happy Valentine’s Day with FDR and Ibn Saud

In addition to being Valentine’s Day, February 14 is also the anniversary of the arrival of Saudi King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud aboard the heavy cruiser USS Quincy in 1945 for a meeting with US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR was returning from the Yalta Conference–technically he was sailing home from Malta, having flown from… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day with FDR and Ibn Saud

Happy Valentine’s Day with FDR and Ibn Saud

In addition to being Valentine’s Day, February 14 is also the anniversary of the arrival of Saudi King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud aboard the heavy cruiser USS Quincy in 1945 for a meeting with US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR was returning from the Yalta Conference–technically he was sailing home from Malta, having flown from… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day with FDR and Ibn Saud

Valentine’s Day is for lovers

In addition to being Valentine’s Day, February 14 is also the anniversary of the arrival of Saudi King Abdul Aziz b. Saud aboard the heavy cruiser USS Quincy in 1945, there to meet with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR was returning from the Yalta Conference–technically he was sailing home from Malta, having flown from there… Continue reading Valentine’s Day is for lovers