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US Declarations of a State of War with Japan, Germany, and Italy

15 Dec 1941

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77th CONGRESS SENATE DOCUMENT
1st Session    No. 148

DECLARATIONS OF A STATE OF WAR WITH JAPAN, GERMANY, AND ITALY

ADDRESS
OF THE
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

DELIVERED BEFORE A JOINT SESSION OF THE TWO
HOUSES OF THE CONGRESS ON DECEMBER 8, 1941

REQUESTING THAT

THE CONGRESS DECLARE THAT A STATE OF WAR HAS
EXISTED SINCE DECEMBER 7, 1941, BETWEEN THE
UNITED STATES AND THE JAPANESE EMPIRE

ALSO

MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
DATED DECEMBER 11, 1941, REQUESTING THE CONGRESS
TO RECOGNIZE A STATE OF WAR BETWEEN THE
UNITED STATES AND GERMANY, AND BETWEEN
THE UNITED STATES AND ITALY

TOGETHER WITH

THE PROCLAMATIONS OF THE PRESIDENT AND EXTRACTS
FROM THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD SHOWING ONLY
THE OFFICIAL ACTION OF THE SENATE AND
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN CON-
NECTION THEREWITH

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1941



Letter of Transmittal

[SUBMITTED BY MR. BARKLEY]
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
December 15, 1941.

Ordered, That there be printed as a Senate document the messages to Congress, the radio address, and the proclamations issued by the President of the United States, all relating to the declarations of a state of war with Japan, Germany, and Italy, together with certain proceedings in the Senate and House of Representatives in connection therewith.

Attest:
Edwin A. Halsey
Secretary ww2dbase

Associated DocumentDateDate
Part 1: Proceedings in the House of Representatives, Monday, December 8, 19418 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 2: Proceedings in the Senate, Monday, December 8, 19418 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 3: Joint Session of the Congress, Monday, December 8, 1941 (Infamy Speech)8 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 4: Proceedings in the Senate, 8 Dec (Declaration of War)8 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 5: Proceedings in the House of Representatives, 8-11 Dec (Declaration of War)8 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 7: Proclamation Regarding Japanese Enemy Aliens8 Dec 19411941-12-08
Part 6: Roosevelt's Radio Address of 9 Dec9 Dec 19411941-12-09
Part 8: Proclamation Regarding German Enemy Aliens9 Dec 19411941-12-09
Part 9: Proclamation Regarding Italian Enemy Aliens9 Dec 19411941-12-09
Part 10: US Congress Public Law No. 33811 Dec 19411941-12-11


Source: Yale Law School Avalon Project
Added By: C. Peter Chen

Photographs

Franklin Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Germany, 11 Dec 1941; Senator Tom Connally at right marked the exact time of declaration. Photo 1 of 2.Franklin Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Germany, 11 Dec 1941; Senator Tom Connally at right marked the exact time of declaration. Photo 2 of 2.





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Franklin Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Germany, 11 Dec 1941; Senator Tom Connally at right marked the exact time of declaration. Photo 1 of 2.Franklin Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Germany, 11 Dec 1941; Senator Tom Connally at right marked the exact time of declaration. Photo 2 of 2.


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