On this day in 1941, Germany declared war on the United States. This ended the period of British isolation on the Western Front memorialized by a song from The Kinks, “Mr. Churchill Says.”
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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