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" Americas should begin to defend themselves after the first attack, or the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say, "We will only defend ourselves if the... "
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International Law Studies

Naval War College (U.S.) - International law - 1943
...the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say, "We will...drowned." This is the time for prevention of attack. If submarines or raiders attack in distant waters, they can attack equally well within sight of our...
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Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941

United States. Department of State - United States - 1943 - 874 pages
...the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say — "We...drowned." This is the time for prevention of attack. If submarines or raiders attack in distant waters, they can attack equally well within sight of our...
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International Law Documents

Naval War College (U.S.) - International law - 1941
...the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. .Let us not say, "We will...drowned." This is the time for prevention of attack. If submarines or raiders attack in distant waters, they can attack equally well within sight of our...
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International Law Documents

Naval War College (U.S.) - International law - 1941
...the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say, "We will only defend ourselves if the torpedo succeed* in getting home, or if the crew and the passengers are drowned." This is the time for prevention...
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FDR's Fireside Chats

Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 326 pages
...the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say; "We will...drowned." This is the time for prevention of attack. If submarines or raiders attack in distant waters, they can attack equally well within sight of our...
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Debating Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policies, 1933-1945

Justus D. Doenecke, Mark A. Stoler - History - 2005 - 238 pages
...and merchant ships while they are on legitimate business. . . . The time for active defense is now. Do not let us split hairs. Let us not say, "We will...drowned." This is the time for prevention of attack. . . . Upon our naval and air patrol — now operating in large numbers over a vast expanse of the Atlantic...
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U.s. National Security Strategy: a New Era

...FDR talked about a Nazi sub that had attacked the destroyer USS GREER near Iceland. He told America, "Let us not say: We will only defend ourselves if the torpedo succeeds in hitting home or if the crew and the passengers are drowned. The time for active defense is now." In...
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