Pearl Harbor – Who Were the American Leaders?

Pearl Harbor – Who Were the American Leaders?

Franklin D. Roosevelt was President of the United States when Pearl Harbor was attacked. The next day, he asked Congress to declare war on Japan. In his speech, Roosevelt mentioned the date of the attack—December 7, 1941—and called it “a date which will live in...
Pearl Harbor: An Admiral’s Warning

Pearl Harbor: An Admiral’s Warning

Throughout the 1930s, the United States and Japan were locked in a stalemate over the latter’s desire to rule vast territories in Asia and the Pacific. Realizing what it would mean if Japan gained control over these territories, the United States opted to step up and...
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