7th of December holds special resonance for many Americans, for on that day in 1941 Japan attacked Pearl Harbour, which eventually led to the United States of America joining Britain and the Soviet Union in the battle against Nazi Germany.
Roosevelt was able to convince the Congress to declare war on
As William Shirer sums it up:
“Adolf Hitler's reckless promise to
[William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Mandarin Paperbacks, 1995, p. 870]