6 Jan 1941

Photo(s) dated 6 Jan 1941
US President Franklin Roosevelt delivering his annual State of the Union speech to the US Congress, 6 Jan 1941
22 Apr 1941

United States
8 Dec 1941

Photo(s) dated 8 Dec 1941
Roosevelt delivering the Roosevelt delivering the
11 Dec 1941

Photo(s) dated 11 Dec 1941
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.
17 Sep 1942

Photo(s) dated 17 Sep 1942
President Franklin Roosevelt being presented with a Japanese flag captured by US Marines on Makin Island by Marine Corps Commandant LtGen Thomas Holcomb, White House, Washington DC, 17 Sep 1942.
18 Feb 1943

Photo(s) dated 18 Feb 1943
Song Meiling addressing the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, 18 Feb 1943, photo 2 of 4Song Meiling addressing the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, 18 Feb 1943, photo 1 of 4Song Meiling addressing the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, 18 Feb 1943, photo 3 of 4Song Meiling addressing the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, 18 Feb 1943, photo 4 of 4
18 Mar 1943

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  • At the White House in Washington DC, United States, President Franklin met with Navy Rear Admiral Emory Land, Chairman of the United States Maritime Commission, Rear Admiral Howard Vickery, Vice-Chairman of the United States Maritime Commission, Artemis Gates, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air, and industrialist Henry J. Kaiser who presented the President with a model of the proposed Casablanca-class escort aircraft carrier, 50 of which Kaiser would build at his Vancouver, Washington shipyard. ww2dbase [White House | Kaiser Vancouver Shipyard | Franklin Roosevelt | Henry Kaiser | Washington, DC | DS]
Photo(s) dated 18 Mar 1943
At the White House 18 Mar 1943, Henry Kaiser, right, and President Franklin Roosevelt looking at a model of a Casablanca-class escort aircraft carrier, then under construction at Kaiser’s Vancouver, Washington shipyard.
19 Oct 1944

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25 Oct 1944

United States
  • At the White House in Washington DC, United States, President Franklin had lunch with his daughter, Anna (Mrs. John Boettiger), Navy Rear Admiral Emory Land, Chairman of the United States Maritime Commission, and industrialist Henry J. Kaiser. ww2dbase [Henry Kaiser | Franklin Roosevelt | White House | Washington, DC | DS]
15 Nov 1944

United States

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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