The declaration of the state of war between the United States and Japan is declared at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1941, December 8 Duration:4 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Officials of the United States Congress gather at the U.S. Capitol. A clerk reads the resolution following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and it indicates that a state of war between the United States and Japan is declared. It further pledges all of the resources of the country to the war effort. Senators, Congressmen, and other dignitaries hear the resolution. Members cheer and applaud. The Speaker of the House, Samuel Rayburn, calls the House to order.
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