By Marc Wortman
In 1941: combating the Shadow warfare, Marc Wortman thrillingly explores the little-known background of America's clandestine involvement in global struggle II sooner than the assault on Pearl Harbor.
ahead of that notorious day, the United States had lengthy been keen on a shadow warfare. Winston Churchill, England's beleaguered new major Minister, pleaded with Franklin D. Roosevelt for support. President Roosevelt concocted inventive how you can come to his reduction, with out breaking the Neutrality Acts. undertaking espionage at domestic and in South the United States to root out Nazi sympathizers, and waging undeclared struggle within the Atlantic, have been just a few of the strategies with which the United States battled Hitler within the shadows.
President Roosevelt additionally needed to cope with turning out to be isolationism and anti-Semitism as he attempted to persuade public opinion. whereas americans have been sympathetic to these being overwhelmed lower than Axis energy, they have been unwilling to go into a overseas struggle. Wortman tells the tale throughout the eyes of the strong in addition to traditional electorate. Their tales weave during the elaborate tapestry of occasions that spread through the the most important 12 months of 1941.
Combining army and political background, Wortman tells the eye-opening tale of America's trip to war.
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1941: Fighting the Shadow War: How Britain and America Came Together for Victory by Marc Wortman