Just days after Wilson's famous Congressional address, on Apr. 6, 1917, the U.S. declared war on Germany. U.S. involvment in World War One came at a crucial time when the Allied forces were in trouble, following years of entrenchment along the western front. It would be a necessary step towards the final armistice solution.
Today In History- April 6
World War I: United States declares war on Germany (see Wilson's address to Congress).
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U.S. declares war on Germany ending neutrality.
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