AWD was unavoidably detained yesterday and didn’t get a chance to write about the sacred anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. I have done so in years past and again my respect and gratitude go out to all who served in the last war America won.
I was contacted by our new friend Rides A Pale Horse and he sent me a link to a video and article he created posted at www.marezilla.com. I’m proud to post it at AWD and thank RAPH for sharing.
“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”
“The United States was at peace with that nation and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its government and its emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.”
“I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7th, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese empire.” President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 8DECEMBER1941
And thus the United States entered a war that saw the utter defeat and unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan at the hands of our allies, led by the United States military forces.