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This Day in History: 1941-12-08

President Roosevelt delivers “Day of Infamy” speech to U.S. Congress a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  U.S. & Britain declare war on Japan, U.S. enters WW II.   San Francisco’s 1st blackout, at 6:15 PM.  In London: Dutch government-in-exile declares war on Japan.    Russian 16th army recaptures Krijukovo.   Chełmno extermination camp opens, 50 kilometres from Łódź, Poland.

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