The controversial atomic bomb drops on Nagasaki and Hiroshima were followed up by a bunch of questions and Truman followed up with answers. Truman talked about how the Soviet help could have hurt the US and how ending the war saved many American lives.
This speech was given by Franklin Roosevelt the day after Pearl Harbor. FDR’s speech has come to fruition as one of the most influential speeches of all time. Pearl Harbor was a tragedy for Americans, the loss of their men in a surprise attack from the Japanese and the speech helped fueled the war efforts to join WWII.
Iwo Jima was an island controlled by the Japanese during WWII. Through the bloody and gruesome battles, the US troops held strong. At the end of the battle, when the troops overtook a strongheld hill, the soldiers proceeded to raise the American flag in the midst.
This article was not written during the World War II times, rather in 1995 to talk about the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
This article is a compilation of some of the biggest headlines in the newspaper during World War II. In the duration of the war, the internet wasn’t a thing. The internet wasn’t a thing until 1983, so the way news was able to travel to people was through print. Many strong headlines worried people throughout the war, and there were some that kept America strong and going.
Rosie The Riveter was a propaganda poster used during WWII. Rosie is symbolic in the sense of women working more during the war. The role of women in the US before the war was to be a common household wife for the man of the house. During the war, so many of the men in a household were in the war and it forced the women to step up and get a job.