Executive Order 8985

 Executive Order 8985–Censorship Establishing Office of Censorship December 19, 1941 Statement: All Americans abhor censorship, just as they abhor war. But the experience of this and of all other Nations has demonstrated that some degree of censorship is essential in wartime, and we are at war. The important thing now is that such forms of […]

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Executive Order 9142

Executive Order 9142 Transferring Certain Functions, Property, and Personnel from the Department of Justice to the Alien Enemy Custodian April 21, 1942 By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, under the Constitution and laws of the United States, and in particular by Title I of the First War […]

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Executive Order 9095

Franklin D. Roosevelt Executive Order 9095 Establishing the Office of the Alien Property Custodian March 11, 1942 By virtue Of the authority vested in me by the Constitution, by the Trading with the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917, as amended, by the First War Powers Act, 1941, and as President of the United States, […]

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Proclamation 2497

Proclamation–Blacklists–No. 2497 Blacklisting 1,800 Latin American Firms for Aiding Germany or Italy July 17, 1941 I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 5(b) of the Act of October 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 415) as amended and Section 6 of […]

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