December 8, 2020

Pearl Harbor and Wartime USA - Episode 207


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As President Roosevelt said exactly 79 years ago today, December 7th is a date that will live in infamy. The Pearl Harbor attack by the Japanese is what precipitated the US to formally join World War 2 after maintaining a neutral stance towards the conflict in Europe. What was life like in the United States during World War 2? Were Americans subject to rationing? Well, we explore all that and more in this new podcast episode! It is generally believed that the average American citizen didn't have to suffer much hardship during WWII and, to a point, that is largely true. Listen to the new episode to find out more!

Do you have a relative who remembers World War 2 in the USA?