Declarations of state of war between the Axis countries and the United States 1
1. Tabulations of declarations of war by belligerent countries are printed in the Department of State Bulletin, December 20, 1941, p. 551; ibid., February 7, 1942, p. 143; and ibid., November 20, 1943, p. 349.
declaration of war by the United States against Japan, see
Foreign Relations, Japan, 1931–1941, vol.
ii, p. 795. For
conversations between the American and Japanese officials preceding
the outbreak of war, see
ibid., pp. 325 ff., and
Foreign Relations, 1941, vol. iv, pp. 1 ff.
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 The German Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ribbentrop) to the American Chargé in Germany (Morris)
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 Joint Resolution Declaring That a State of War Exists Between the Government of Germany and the Government and the People of the United States and Making Provision To Prosecute the Same, Approved December 11, 1941, 3:05 p.m., E. S. T.
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