The United States before World War II (Japan Attacks the United States…
The United States before World War II
"The Great Arsenal of Democracy"
The Lend-Lease Plan
This would lend arms to countries who's defense is vital to the United States. This was still neutral action according to the U.S.
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend," the U.S. supports the USSR through lend-lease supplies to fight Hitler.
German Wolf Packs
The Germans would attack U.S. arms convoys in order to keep the supplies from reaching Europe.
FDR Plans for War
The Atlantic Charter
This was a joint declaration of war aims to help Winston Churchill and England fight the Nazis.
Shoot on Sight
After German submarines attack U.S. naval vessels, the navy is given the order to shoot the submarines on sight.
Japan Attacks the United States
Japan's Ambitions in the Pacific
The Japanese managed to take a number of European colonies in the Pacific due to the Second World War.
Peace Talks are Qustioned
Peaceful negotiations seem to have been failing for the U.S., however it was Japan who had to attack first.
The Attack on Pearl Harbor
This was the first Japanese air raid on the Americans which left 2,403 dead and 1178 wounded.
Reaction to Pearl Harbor
The U.S. Congress declared war on Japan and the other axis powers later on.