WW2 Exhibition

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - (United States)

In 1941, when the United States was drawn in to World War II with the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, President Franklin Roosevelt was in the 1st year of an unprecedented third term as President. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt addressed Congress, giving one of his most famous speeches, in which he said, "we have nothing to fear but fear itself."

During the War, President Roosevelt met with Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Josef Stalin, Premier of the Soviet Union at Teheran and Yalta, and with Churchill and Chiang Kai-shek, President of China, in Cairo.