In 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill conferred in their first wartime conference. Together they drafted the Atlantic Charter, a joint declaration of the two nations’ war aims and beliefs. (photo: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

In 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill conferred in their first wartime conference. Together they drafted the Atlantic Charter, a joint declaration of the two nations’ war aims and beliefs. (photo: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Growing U.S. Involvement, the Atlantic Charter, and the Arcadia Conference | Scholastic.com

Growing U.S. Involvement, the Atlantic Charter, and the Arcadia Conference | Scholastic.com

Winston Churchill walks the deck of HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Charter conference [1536 × 1155]

Winston Churchill walks the deck of HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Charter conference [1536 × 1155]

Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background

[Photo] Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background

Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background

The Atlantic Charter was the agreement of declaration of war aims between Roosevelt and Churchill. Churchill hoped for a military dedication but both countries ended up promising collective security, disarmament, self-determination economic cooperation and also freedom of the seas. Roosevelt would "wage war" and do "everything" to "force an incident."

The Atlantic Charter was the agreement of declaration of war aims between Roosevelt and Churchill. Churchill hoped for a military dedication but both countries ended up promising collective security, disarmament, self-determination economic cooperation and also freedom of the seas. Roosevelt would "wage war" and do "everything" to "force an incident."

Rent one of Atlantic Charters' Sailboats this week!

Rent one of Atlantic Charters' Sailboats this week!

A political cartoon, describing the Atlantic Charter, a 1941 (thus pre-Pearl Harbor) declaration of mutual war aims signed by FDR and Winston Churchill during a secret meeting aboard a battleship in the North Atlantic, as a Second Emancipation Proclamation.

A political cartoon, describing the Atlantic Charter, a 1941 (thus pre-Pearl Harbor) declaration of mutual war aims signed by FDR and Winston Churchill during a secret meeting aboard a battleship in the North Atlantic, as a Second Emancipation Proclamation.

Get the facts behind a secret meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill that produced a cornerstone of the post-war world order.

Get the facts behind a secret meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill that produced a cornerstone of the post-war world order.

Measures 6" by 9" and is very hard to find. Sheet Includes: 2559a Burma Road / 2559b America’s First Peacetime Draft / 2559c U.S. Supports Allies with Lend-Lease Act / 2559d Atlantic Charter / 2559e American Becomes "Arsenal of Democracy" / 2559f Destroyer Ruben James Sunk / 2559g Civil Defense Mobilizes Americans At Home / 2559h First Liberty Ship Delivered / 2559i Japanese Bomb Pearl Harbor and 2559j U.S. Declares War on Japan. . Have description of the stamp subject printed on the back…

2559 / 1941: " A World at War " Souvenir Sheet of 10 with Plate #: World War II Series 1991 Fleetwood FDC

Measures 6" by 9" and is very hard to find. Sheet Includes: 2559a Burma Road / 2559b America’s First Peacetime Draft / 2559c U.S. Supports Allies with Lend-Lease Act / 2559d Atlantic Charter / 2559e American Becomes "Arsenal of Democracy" / 2559f Destroyer Ruben James Sunk / 2559g Civil Defense Mobilizes Americans At Home / 2559h First Liberty Ship Delivered / 2559i Japanese Bomb Pearl Harbor and 2559j U.S. Declares War on Japan. . Have description of the stamp subject printed on the back…

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