The Lend-Lease act of 1941 was an act of the United States Congress that authorized President Franklin Roosevelt to sell, lease or lend military equipment to any country whose defe...
The Lend-Lease policy, formally titled "An Act to Promote the Defense of the
United States", (Pub.L. 77–11, H.R. 1776, 55 Stat. 31, enacted March 11, 1941)
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Citation: Lend Lease Bill, dated January 10, 1941. Records of the U.S. House of
Representatives, HR 77A-D13, Record Group 233, National Archives.
As such, British warships were permitted to make repairs in American ports and training facilities for British servicemen were constructed in the US. To ease Britain's shortage of war materials, Roosevelt pushed for the creation of the Lend
Program. Through th... More »
Lend-Lease and Military Aid to the Allies in the Early Years of World War II ... The
Neutrality Act of 1939 allowed belligerents to purchase war materiel from the ...
(Above) Stenographic transcript of FDR's March 11, 1941 Press Conference
following the signing of HR 1776, the Lend-Lease Act. Transcripts of the Press ...
This lesson shows students how broadly the Lend-Lease Act of March 1941
empowered the federal government—particularly the President—and asks
The Lend-Lease Act was passed by Congress on March 11, 1941. It provided
that the president could ship weapons, food, or equipment to any country whose
The Lend-Lease Act of 1941 (55 Stat. 31) initiated a program of military aid by
which the United States provided goods and services to its allies in the fight ...