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Why did the US declare war on Germany in world war 2?

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Answered 2010-05-12 00:28:42

Quite the opposite, the US did not declare war on Germany, but Germany declared war on them.

They did this to honor their alliance with Japan after the Pearl Harbor attacks.

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