The "United Nations" is born
1st January 1942: Roosevelt and Churchill set out the principles that the Allies are fighting for - 'life, liberty, independence and religious freedom, and to preserve human rights and justice'
The truly global ‘World War’ embracing the majority of nations around the world was only a few weeks old. Privately both Roosevelt and Churchill knew that they were ill prepared to meet the Japanese onslaught over the next six months, perhaps for even longer. Yet both were looki…
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