Further War Developments and Polish Participation
For over two years the United States remained neutral, but they watched carefully the events in Europe and slowly prepared themselves for intervention. After Congress had decided to open large credits for rebuilding the army. President Roosevelt followed up with his decision about protection for the covoys and at that time the United States practically found themselves in military conflict with the German Navy in the Atlantic, although the declaration of war by Hitler was still far away. The Lend-Lease Bill, accepted some time later, was the culmination of these steps and the Atlantic, after the Battle of Britain, became the most important theatre of war for Europe.
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