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  • Collection: Pearl Harbor & FDR

fdr with Adams family White House, Dec 5, 1941, ushers log.jpg
Two pages from the White House Usher's log on December 7, 1941. recording the coming and goings of official visitors and house guests the day Pearl Harbor was attacked. The Guests include members of the Delano-Adams family, who were visiting of the…

A photograph taken at the moment the USS Shaw, a US Navy destroyer, DD-373, exploded during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

069 FDR Press conference, Dec 23, 1941.jpg
Photograph of a joint Press Conference held at the White House with President Roosevelt and Prime Minster Churchill, in Roosevelt's office on the 23 December, 1941.
Asked if he considered the U.S. entry into the war one of the war's great…

070  WSC adressing US Congress.jpg
Photograph of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addressing the United States Congress on December 26th, 1941: I cannot help reflecting that if my father had been American and my mother British, instead of the other way round, I might have got…
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