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Declaring War on Two Fronts

In December 1941, Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor, ending the debate over whether the United States would intervene in WWII. Congress declared war against Japan on December 8. Three days later Japan’s Axis partners, Germany and Italy, announced they were at war with the United States. Congress immediately passed resolutions declaring war with Germany and Italy, and began to enact crucial legislation supporting the war effort.

1 Image S.J. Res. 119, Joint Resolution Declaring War with Germany, December... View All Images
1 Image Poster, Americans will always fight for liberty, 1943 View All Images
1 Image Into the Jaws of Death, photograph of D-Day, Normandy Landing, by... View All Images