The "time and tide" map of the Atlantic charter / [cartography] London Geographical Institute | VU University Amsterdam Library | CC0

The "time and tide" map of the Atlantic charter / [cartography] London Geographical Institute | VU University Amsterdam Library | CC0

ATLANTIC CONFERENCE & CHARTER was a joint declaration released by FDR and CHURCHILL on August 14, 1941 following their meeting in Newfoundland.  While not a binding treaty, the Charter provided a broad statement of U.S. and British war aims and publicly affirmed their solidarity against Axis aggression.  FDR’s Wilsonian-vision for the postwar world - one that would be characterized by freer exchanges of trade, self-determination, disarmament, and collective security was also laid out.

ATLANTIC CONFERENCE & CHARTER was a joint declaration released by FDR and CHURCHILL on August 14, 1941 following their meeting in Newfoundland. While not a binding treaty, the Charter provided a broad statement of U.S. and British war aims and publicly affirmed their solidarity against Axis aggression. FDR’s Wilsonian-vision for the postwar world - one that would be characterized by freer exchanges of trade, self-determination, disarmament, and collective security was also laid out.

They sang “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past,” Isaac Watts' paraphrase of Psalm 90. “Every word seemed to stir the heart. It was a great hour to live,” Churchill later stated.  (from Great News! Daily, "Always Our Home," 12/30/2013)  Subscribe:  http://ui.constantcontact.com/d.jsp?m=1115825817296&p=oi

They sang “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past,” Isaac Watts' paraphrase of Psalm 90. “Every word seemed to stir the heart. It was a great hour to live,” Churchill later stated. (from Great News! Daily, "Always Our Home," 12/30/2013) Subscribe: http://ui.constantcontact.com/d.jsp?m=1115825817296&p=oi

Roosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind them

[Photo] Roosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind them

Roosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind them

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

United Nations exhibit put on by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Central motif was this frame containing copy of Atlantic charter, with amplifiers at each end broadcasting speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek every half hour, and  on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

United Nations exhibit put on by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Central motif was this frame containing copy of Atlantic charter, with amplifiers at each end broadcasting speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek every half hour, and on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Churchill and FDR aboard the HMS Prince of Wales for the Atlantic Charter conference

Churchill and FDR aboard the HMS Prince of Wales for the Atlantic Charter conference

The Atlantic Charter broadside, designed by W.A. Dwiggins $2,500

The Atlantic Charter broadside, designed by W.A. Dwiggins $2,500

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