United States declaration of war upon Germany (1941)
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United States declaration of war upon Germany
The United States declaration of war upon Germany was a resolution passed in 1941, declaring that a state of war existed between the United States and Nazi Germany (or more precisely, the Großdeutsches Reich). It is a miscellaneous item and world object in Fallout 3.
Text of the declaration
Seventy-Seventh Congress of the United States of America;
At the First Session
Begun and held at the City of Washington, on Friday, the third day of January, 1941.
Declaring That a State of War Exists Between The Government of Germany and the Government and the People of the United States and Making Provisions To Prosecute The Same
Whereas the Government of Germany has formally declared 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 America in Congress assembled, That the state of war between the United States and the Government of Germany 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 Government of Germany; 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.
(Signed) Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House of Representatives
(Signed) H. A. Wallace, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate
Approved December 11, 1941 3:05 PM E.S.T.
(Signed) Franklin D. Roosevelt
The United States declaration of war upon Germany appears only in Fallout 3.
- Rivet City terminals; Welcome to the Capital Preservation Society, U.S. Declaration of War on Germany
- http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/larger-image.html?i=/historical-docs/doc-content/images/ww2-declaration-war-germany-l.jpg&c=/historical-docs/doc-content/images/ww2-declaration-war-germany.caption.html Retrieved March 24, 2011