U.S. Declaration of War on Japan

FDR signs Declaration of War on Japan

Joint Resolution Declaring that a state of war exists between the Imperial Government of Japan and the Government and the people of the United States and making provisions to prosecute the same.

Whereas the Imperial Government of Japan has committed unprovoked acts of war against the Government and the people of the United States of America:

Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of American in Congress assembled, That the state of war between the United States and the Imperial Government of Japan which has thus been thrust upon the United States is hereby formally declared; and the President is hereby authorized and directed to employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States and the resources of the Government to carry on war against the Imperial Government of Japan; and, to bring the conflict to a successful termination, all of the resources of the country are hereby pledged by the Congress of the United States.

- Approved, December 8, 1941, 4:10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Off-site search results for "U.S. Declaration of War on Japan"...

HyperWar: U.S. Declaration of War on Japan
... Declaring that a state of war exists between the Imperial Government of Japan and the Government and the people of the United States and making provisions to prosecute the same. Whereas the Imperial Government of Japan has committed ...
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/PTO/Dip/DecWar-J.html

December 8, 1941 - United States Declares War on Japan
Above -- U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941. (Photo credit: U.S. National Archives) Read the President's speech to Congress. Return to WW2 Timeline - 1941 ...
http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/declare.htm

Historical Documents and Speeches - Japan Surrenders. Gen. Douglas MacArthur accepts the Unconditional Surrender from the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945 aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay
... under Japanese control wherever situated." That morning, on the deck of the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay, the Japanese envoys Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and Gen. Yoshijiro Umezu signed their names on the Instrument of Surrender. The ...
http://www.historicaldocuments.com/JapanSurrenders.htm



© Copyright 2017 u-s-history.com.