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Remembering Christmas 1941
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The Haiglar Theatre of Camden got into the act of preparing for WWII. In November, it featured Keep Em Flying, a movie starring future President Ronald Reagan as an R.A.F. pilot.
Since the close of WWI, the United States had followed a foreign policy of isolationism and neutrality. As the 1930s drew to a close, the rise of Hitler in Germany and of Mussolini in Italy, and the continued aggression of Japan in the Pacific led to war in Europe and a change in United States foreign policy. The nation began serious preparations for the possible entry into this European war.