The U.S. At War: Man of the Year

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By the close of 1941 Franklin Delano Roosevelt had become a war President, the leader of the nation in a deadly war of survival. But that fact alone did not make him the Man of 1941. For there were others who had a great claim to that distinction.

The nation Franklin Roosevelt led had yet to demonstrate to history that it had the stature, moral as well as physical, to stand up and trade blows with the Axis—not for three weeks or six months but year after year, giving odds if need be...

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