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FDR outlines great offensive war plan 70 years ago this hour (1942)


Video: FDR's address (part 1)

(Tuesday, January 6, 1942, 12:30 p.m. EST) — A breathtaking mammoth arms production, American forces fighting on many fronts and an eventual hard-hitting attack upon the enemy’s own territory were woven into a unified war plan presented today by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the annual State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress. Continue reading FDR outlines great offensive war plan 70 years ago this hour (1942)