Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Address to Congress, Dec. 8, 1941

Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Address to Congress, Dec. 8, 1941

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