The Politics of War

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Atlantic Charter

Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms Speech, January 6, 1941

Address by Sumner Welles, Under Secretary of  State at the Third Meeting of  Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the American Republics, Jan. 24, 1942

Roosevelt’s Radio Address on the Casablanca Conference, February 12, 1943

Teheran Conference

Franklin Roosevelt Memorandum to Cordell Hull on Indochina, January 24, 1944

Bretton Woods Decisions, Closing Address by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau. July 22, 1944.

Dumbarton Oaks: Washington Conversations on International Peace and Security Organization. October 7, 1944

Roosevelt’s Message to Congress on Bretton Woods Money and Banking Proposals, Feb. 12, 1945

Protocol for Yalta Conference

Documents Pertaining to Soviet-American Relations and the China Question

Letter from President Roosevelt to Stalin on an Acceptable Compromise Regarding the Composition of the Postwar Polish Government, 6 February 1945

Roosevelt’s Report to Congress on the Yalta Conference, March 1, 1945

Charter of the United Nations

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb: Minutes of Meeting at White House June 18, 1945

Potsdam Declaration, July 26, 1945

Senator Richard Russell cable to President Truman, August 7, 1945

Letter from President Truman [re: Japan and Atomic Bomb] to Sen. Richard Russell, August 9, 1945

Excerpts from Truman Doctrine regarding Potsdam Conference and the Atomic Bomb

Agreements reached at Potsdam Conference

Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, September 3, 1945

  • Professor Richard Immerman