The story of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's secret meeting with Winston Churc
The story of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's secret meeting with Winston Churchill on August 12, 1941, in Newfoundland, at which they agreed on the Atlantic Charter, a joint declaration of Allied war aims, though the U.S. had yet to enter the war. Roosevelt threw off the press with the story of a fishing trip, and then changed ships to sail on to Newfoundland. The story broke on August 14, with the news that Roosevelt would come ashore at Rockland. With details on Roosevelt's connection to Penobscot Bay and his return there, with recollections from several residents.
Atlantic Charter (1941), Newfoundland, Rockland, Roosevelt, Franklin D, Churchill, Winston
Gratwick, Harry, "The story of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's secret meeting with Winston Churc" (2008). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 394.
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