Sasha and Malia have some mighty big boots to fill:
While Elliott Roosevelt operated from Gander in August 1941, FDR detached him and brother Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. to attend the Argentia (Atlantic Charter) summit between Churchill and FDR.
In January 1943, Roosevelt accompanied FDR as a military attaché to the Casablanca meeting and the subsequent Cairo and Tehran Conferences in November-December 1943. At an alcohol-drenched dinner during the Tehran Conference, Elliott Roosevelt applauded Joseph Stalin’s proposal for large-scale executions of German POWs, which earned him Churchill’s vocal and lasting hostility, but Stalin’s cheers.
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