Dead Presidents

Historical facts, thoughts, ramblings and collections on the Presidency and about the Presidents of the United States.

By Anthony Bergen
Asker Anonymous Asks:
hi! i've seen a lot of photos of fdr wearing a black armband and have always wondered why he wore it? was it for pearl harbor?
deadpresidents deadpresidents Said:

No, the black armband that you see FDR wearing in many photos was in mourning for his mother who died a couple of months before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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