dumbarton oaks conference


dumbarton oaks conference

(Aug. 21-Oct. 7, 1944), meeting at Dumbarton Oaks, a mansion in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., where representatives of China, the Soviet Union, the United States, and the United Kingdom formulated proposals for a world organization that became the basis for the United Nations.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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