Joined the party late because we had nor reason to be early.
I think thats better amended to - couldnt get declaring war past congress and the US Public, you had to be fair pretty much joined the party - whilst officially nuetral - your PH was pretty much 14
It was agreed that Dolfy was the bigger threat overall - the decision was logicalWe joined the party after we were ATTACKED. And then sent most of our men and resources to help you
instead of fighting the Japanese who attacked us first.
Do have to wonder how it would have played out had Hitler not conviniently resolved the issue by declaring war on the US
Would FDR have been able to get sending troops to Europe through congress - or would he have been hamstrung and limited only to the pacific - (no doubt continuing the existing more than a little pro UK mid atlantic nuetrality.
Theres no dig intended here - its a genuine question