Congress Declares War: Day of Infamy

Pages from President Franklin Rooseveltıs reading copy of his message to a joint session of Congress asking for a declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941 (Section One)
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Senate

Pages from President Franklin Rooseveltıs reading copy of his message to a joint session of Congress asking for a declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941 (Section Two)
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Senate

President Franklin Roosevelt addresses a joint session of Congress asking for a declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941
By Harris and Ewing
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Photograph showing a small boat rescuing a seaman from the burning USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Joint Committees of Congress

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