The Week

June 1941
New Republic;6/2/41, Vol. 104 Issue 22, p743
The article focuses on world news briefs for the week ending June 2, 1941. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared on a radio speech that he is declaring an unlimited national emergency and has pledged the full strength of the U.S. navy and other forces to ensure American-made war materials are delivered to Great Britain. Roosevelt also stated profiteering would not be tolerated. The German battleship Bismarck was sunk on May 27 by a torpedo from British carrier Ark Royal.


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