The United States Assistance During World War II

Better Essays

A Leader in Progress, A Leader in Compassion As a civilized nation who is a leader in development and progress, the United States Federal Government has a responsibility to provide foreign aid.
The United States Federal Government should provide military aid because they have the status and resources to maintain global stability if not outright peace. The United States provided assistance during World War II and changed the course of the war for the better. The Department of State’s Office of the Historian, which is directed by Dr. Stephen Randolph, who is the Historian of the U.S. Department of State and has a master’s degree in History of Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctorate in History from George Washington University and over 20 years experience chronicling U.S. history is legally responsible for publishing the history of U.S. foreign policy in the Foreign Relations of the United States series, details in “Lend-Lease and Military Aid to the Allies in the Early Years of World War II that “the United States began to provide significant military supplies and other assistance to the Allies in September 1940, even though the United States did not enter the war until December 1941” (Office of the Historian). The American policy of aid was later improved upon with the installation of a “lend-lease” policy. The U.S. would provide supplies like food, weapons and raw materials needed to defeat Germany, but would defer payment until after the war. The later

Get Access