Quebec City, Canada
Depiction of Jacques Cartiers meeting with the indigenous people of Stadacona in 1535.
The Battle of Sainte-Foy in 1760. Although victorious in battle, the French could not retake Quebec City.
British regulars and Canadian militia engage the Continental Army in the streets of the city. The Americans failure to take Quebec in 1775 led to the end of their campaign in Canada.
Mackenzie King, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Earl of Athlone (left-to-right) at the First Quebec Conference, a secret military conference held in World War II.
Parts of the city is built on the Promontory of Quebec, a plateau that rests on top of steep escarpments.