Today In History- March 11

Today In History- March 11

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World War II: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act into law.

FDR signs lend-lease act, pushing US towards further WWII involvement.

  • Washington D.C., USA

In a clear representation of American moving towards involvment in World War Two, on Mar. 11, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease Act.  The act stipulated the supply of war materials to Allied nations, in return for strategic military outposts.  The United States moved closer towards significant involvment in the stopping the spread of fascism in Western Europe.


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