War Stories: Deception in the PacificFDR's Handwritten Notes

On December 8, 1941, following the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed Congress to request a declaration of war against Japan. Below are FDR's handwritten notes on a draft of his "Date of Infamy" speech.


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