Speeches and News






This page contains links to speeches, news articles, and other information pertinent to the period around World War II.

December 8, 1941:    FDR's speech to congress after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. (Click Here)

December 11, 1941:    Hitler declares war on the United States. (Click Here)

May 17, 1944:    Patton gives speech to troops before the invasion of Normandy. (Click Here)
(Note from the Webmaster: This is an unedited version, so it probably isn't suitable for an elementary school report...)

Red Skelton gives an incredible narrative explaining the Pledge of Allegiance.

Tim White
Revised  October 21, 2008