U.S. At War: The Place: Europe

The President opened his fireside chat by telling the story of Lieut. John J. Powers, who died at Midway leading a dive-bomber attack on a Japanese carrier. (Then & there, over the air Franklin Roosevelt conferred on Hero Powers the Congressional Medal of Honor.) The President closed his chat by giving a broad hint of where more Medals of Honor will be won.

Speaking of the war in Europe, he said: "Here the aim is an offensive against Germany. There are at least a dozen different points at which attacks can be launched. You, of course, do not expect me to...

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