The USA did not have to declare war on Germany because Adolf Hitler declared war on the USA.
USA didn't declare war on Germany. Germany declared war on America Dec 11, 1941. But what would of happened if Germany hadn't declared war on America? Would America have come to join the war in Europe? Interesting.
After Germany went against its agreement with Britain and France to not invade Czechoslovakia, both of those countries declared war. After Pearl Harbor, America declared war on Japan, who declared war on America, causing Germany to declare war on America, and America to declare war on Germany.
After the U.S. declared war on Japan, Germany declared war on the U.S.
Why did germany declare war on france?
Japan. Then Germany declared war on the US.
Britain warned Germany that they would declare war on Germany if Germany attacked Poland. When Germany invaded Poland the British had no choice but to declare war.
April 6, 1917
Declaring war on the USA after Japan declared war on America. Germany declared war on America hoping Japan would declare war on Russia. Since Japan did not declare war on Russia (Russia would later declare war on Japan), Germany did not have to declare on America. If Germany had not declared war on the USA, America would have difficulty in declaring war on Germany (although USA and Germany naval vessels in the North Atlantic were shooting at one another in 1941). If Germany had not declared war on the USA, then Hitler would not have had to face the military men and equipment of America. Although Russia fought the majority of land battles against Germany, it was American men and equipment that helped Russia and Britain and other Allied nations to defeat Germany.
America declared war on Japan. Germany then declared war on America.
Japan, bro. Japan declared war on America not Germany. Canada declared war on Germany on the 10th of September.
Germany was attacking merchant ships in the Atlantic. The USA did not declare war on Germany until drawn into war by the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbour, - attacks on merchant shipping had little to do with declaration of war.
Germany did not declare war on Britain. Britain declared war on Germany to protect Belgium.
DID THE UNITED STATES DECLARE WAR ON GERMANY FIRST YES OR NO
The US did not declare war on Germany and Italy, although it would have been justifiable to do so since they had a formal alliance with Japan. The US declared war on Japan. A few days later, Germany and Italy declared war on the US. The above answer is missing an important factor in all this: America was the only country Germany declared war on! Germany, Italy and Japan formed the Axis, and as Germany was allied with Japan it was only natural that as soon as America declared war on Japan, Germany would declare war on America. The same can be seen in action against Germany. France and England were allied with Poland. As soon as Germany invaded Poland England and France Declared war on Germany.
Germany didn't declare war in 1915 against anyone, it was actually Britain that declared war on Germany
America didn't declare war on Germany and Italy, it was the other way round. As part of the Axis Pact, once war was declared between the empire of Japan and the United States, Germany and Italy declared war on America on the 11th of December 1941, 4 days after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Britain decided to declare war on Germany on September 3rd, 1939.
The United States of America declared war on Germany on April 6th 1917 for WW1; December 11th 1941 for WW2
The United States declared war on Germany in World War I on April 6, 1917.United states of America did not declare the war against Germany in World War II. The Germans declared war on the United States in late 1941 (following the Pearl Harbor attacks).
Actually Germany declared war on America first. Immediately after Pearl Harbor, which was on 7th December 1941.
It didn't. Germany started invading other countries which made France and the UK declare war on Germany.
The US did not declare war on Germany. Germany declared war on the US shortly after the Japanese attack on Hawaii.
Wilson urged congress to declare war on Germany when the Germans?