The Atlantic Charter
(August 9, 1941)
On August 9, 1941, Roosevelt met Churchill for four days of talks aboard the USS Augusta off Newfoundland. At the end they agreed on eight principles that would inform their policies on war and peace:
The Atlantic Charter, as the document came to be known offered an ideal vision of the postwar world.
Source: Bard, Mitchell G. The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II. 2nd Edition. NY: Alpha Books, 2004.