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The Atlantic Charter
The Atlantic Charter
Resource Typeimage
TitleThe Atlantic Charter
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, all lettered, 20 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationFrom August 12th through 14th, 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and their staffs met secretly aboard the USS Augusta and the British battle cruiser HMS Prince of Wales - to discuss the general strategy of the war against the Axis powers. The outcome of this so-called Atlantic Conference was the Atlantic Charter, which later formed the basis for the United Nations Charter.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of War Information;
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Peace; World War, 1939-1945--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945; Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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