Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

I believe that the fundamental proposition is that we must recognize that the hostilities in Europe, in Africa, and in Asia are all parts of a single world conflict. We must, consequently, recognize that our interests are menaced both in Europe and in the Far East.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. letter, January 21, 1941, to Grew; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Search for Victory: American-Soviet Relations, 1939- 1945, p. 19, Scholarly Resources, Inc. (1990). The Papers of Joseph C. Grew (The Houghton Library of Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA), b—S Am. 1687.8 (January 21, 1941), personal notes, No. 144, pp. 4792-4793.

Roosevelt foresaw that Axis aggression was world wide and must be confronted on a global scale and the United States would not be immune to Axis ambitions.
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