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Members of the Nation’s first Negro Navigation Cadets, who will receive their commissions in the Army Air Forces on February 26th, visited City Hall as guests of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia this afternoon. They are shown on the steps of City Hall as the mayor greeted their commanding officer, Maj. Galen B. Price. 02/16/1944
Distributed on February 11, 1946, the Argentine “Blue Book” was prepared by the US State Department following World War II and catalogued Argentina’s support for the Axis cause and subversive activities in which German organizations were known to have engaged in Argentina.
Taken on February 10, 1944, this is one of a collection of photographs of salvage operations at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard taken by the shipyard during the period following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
For his heroic actions in combat against Nazi forces on January 26, 1945, Second Lieutenant Audie L. Murphy of the United States Army was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 26, 2011, under Documents, January.
On January 22, 1944, the Allies began their assault of Anzio, Italy during World War II. Pictured on the Anzio beachhead are members of the 99th Fighter Squadron of the Army Air Forces, an African American unit.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 22, 2011, under Documents, January.
Facing severe shortages in the fight against Nazi Germany, Great Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill appealed to President Franklin Roosevelt to find a way for the United States to continue to aid Britain. Introduced with the patrioric bill number "1776" on January 10, 1941, Congress passed this act following two months of debate and it [...]
Posted by Darren Cole on January 10, 2011, under Documents, January.
This speech delivered by President Franklin Roosevelt on January 6, 1941, became known as his "Four Freedoms Speech," due to a short closing portion describing the President’s vision in which the American ideals of individual liberties were extended throughout the world.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 6, 2011, under Documents, January.
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