Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (18821945)
Yesterday, December 7, 1941a date which will live in infamythe United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, address to a joint session of Congress asking that a state of war be declared between the United States and Japan, December 8, 1941.The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1941, p. 514 (1950).