Dumbarton Oaks Conference

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(Aug.–Oct. 1944)

A number of meetings held at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC. Attended by representatives of the USA, Britain, the Soviet Union, and China, it prepared for the foundation of the United Nations at San Francisco the following year. One of the main items under discussion was the role of the Security Council, and its relationship to the discredited League of Nations.

Subjects: History — International Law.

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