What Is The Us Response To Ww2 Dbq

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On December 7,1941, the United States declared war on Japan. This eventually led the US to involve the Second World War (Lecture notes). The support of the US helped a lot for allies, which led them to win the war. Throughout the war, the US military was all over the world, Europe and the Pacific Ocean. The United States surely proofed that they are the one of the superpower across the globe. However, the WWII was not a war that just for Americans to involve themselves. There were numerous events happened before and during the WWII. Failure of the League of Nations led Japan and Italy to act violently expand their territories. The Treaty of Versailles negatively affected not only Japan and Italy, but it also harshly affected Germany. Nanking …show more content…

According to the document 25-3, “The Holocaust: A Journalist Reports on Nazi Massacres of Jews, the massacre of the Jews,” the Holocaust, affected not only Jews, but it also affected the United States. The writer of the Journalist reports, Varian Fry, offers possible responses to the Holocaust by the United States and its allies. However, most citizens in Allied countries did not believe the Holocaust, and their governments were optimistic about solving this problem. As a journalist who saw what is really happening in the Germany, he criticizes how reluctant the Allies are. The document suggests not only the United States needed to recognize the fact that Jews were suffering from the Nazis, but it also shows that the entire world needed to accept that there was a such massacre. On the other hand, in document 25-4, “Soldiers Send Messages Home,” shows the tight alliance with other countries. Americans were sending what is called “V mail,” which was a letter written by US soldiers to their family. In the letter, American soldier expresses how cruel the war is, but they also tell that many countries are involving the war. Allen Spach says in his letter: “We landed in New Zealand 28 days later and they were wonderful to us as we were the first Americans to arrive their” (RAP 199). It implies that the United States was the not only country that was fighting the

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