Speech by American President to joint session of Congress requesting that a state of war be declared between US and Japanese Empire. 8/12/1941
REEL 1: Announcer. Unidentified. Roosevelt: 'day of infamy'; Japan's deceit in attacking USA whilst still at peace; attack accompanied by great loss of life and shipping; enumeration of other targets in Far East and Pacific hit by Japanese; prediction of US victory; proposed to Congress: as from 7/12/1941 US at war with Japan. Star Spangled Banner. Announcer.