U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt addresses nation to review facts about damage at Pearl Harbor following Japanese attack
Washington DC USA Date:1942, February 23 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt addresses the nation from White House in Washington DC. He talks about the position of United States in World War II. He shows faith in his forces. He talks about rumors of damages versus actual damages by Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt provides death toll as 2340 people; regarding damages to navy ships, only 3 were permanently destroyed, others are repairable. He rejects rumors of massive damage to air forces, and says that Americans have destroyed more Japanese planes on and since Pearl Harbor attack than Japan has destroyed of U.S. planes.
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