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…
August 14, 1941. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the President of the United States of America, and the Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, representing His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, issued the Atlantic Charter to "make known certain common principles in the national policies of their respective countries on which they base their hopes for a better future for the world"
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston S. Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland in August ,1941. Standing behind them are from left to right: Admiral Ernest J. King USN, General George C. Marshall, General Sir John Dill, Admiral Harold R. Stark USN, and Admiral Sir Dudley Pound RN.
Franklin D. Roosevelt,1966 Issue-6c The 6c issue of 1966 was designed by Richard Lyon Clark and was modeled after a photograph of the Roosevelt taken with Winston Churchill during the signing of the Atlantic Charter. This gray brown 6-cent sheet stamp was issued on January 28, 1966, at the Post Office in Hyde Park, New York, the same town where the family home is located.