By Robert Higgs | Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 10:15 AM PST | 13 Comments
Sixty-nine years ago, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, provoking the United States to declare war against Japan. When Japan’s ally Germany declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941, the United States immediately reciprocated. These actions brought the United States into open warfare against the Axis powers and...
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By Robert Higgs | Tuesday December 29, 2009 at 3:18 PM PST | 14 Comments
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