U.S. President Roosevelt in 'Fire First' speech promises preemptive strikes against Axis vessels threatening merchant ships
Washington DC USA Date:1941, September 11 Duration:2 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
Shows President Franklin D Roosevelt making his 'Fire First' speech over the radio from the White House, after the German torpedo attack on the USS Greer. He speaks about preemptive strikes against Axis vessels for prevention of attack in waters. Further he says that American aircrafts and patrolling naval vessels will protect all American merchant ships and other ships from German submarines and surface raiders attack.
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