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Atlantic Charter

Published August 14, 1941



Atlantic Charter

The Atlantic Charter was a statement drafted by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the Atlantic Conference in August 1941. It was issued on August 14, 1941. The statement set out goals for the Allies in World War II and was agreed to by the Allies in January 1942.

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