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June 4, 2005

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The Real United Nations

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Try this on for size: The U.N. as robust war-fighting alliance. According to Dan Plesch, that’s how it really began:

The “United Nations” had been the official name for the coalition fighting the axis powers since January 1942, when Roosevelt and Churchill had led twenty-six nations, including the Soviet Union and China, in a “Declaration by United Nations”.

Lots of cool images. Link via MeFi.

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Posted June 4, 2005 at 1:45 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Snarkpolitik
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