Music rough guides for The war in Europe had loomed large during the second half of FDR’s second term. Shortly into his third term, he convinced Congress to pass the lend-lease program, under which the United States supplied arms to Great Britain. In December 1941, Japan attacked the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, and Germany declared war against the United States. These events brought the country fully into World War II. At home, the war production effort was centralized through governmental boards and agencies such as the War Production Board and National War Labor Board, which controlled prices and supervised the allocation of resources. Music rough guides 2016.