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Document for March 11th:
"American twin-engine bombers, provided by lend-lease"


"American twin-engine bombers, provided by lend-lease, are shown being hoisted aboard ship in an unnamed American port."

"American twin-engine bombers, provided by lend-lease, are shown being hoisted aboard ship in an unnamed American port."; Collection FDR-PHOCO: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Public Domain Photographs, 1882 - 1962 ; Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; National Archives and Records Administration.

Passed on March 11, 1941, the Lend-Lease act set up a system that would allow the United States to lend or lease war supplies to any nation deemed "vital to the defense of the United States."
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