In the fall of 1940, over a year before Pearl Harbor, [Stevw Rogers/Captain America] first volunteers to join the army to fight the Nazis specifically. This isn’t an apolitical patriotism forged out of a sense that the U.S has been attacked; rather, Steve Rogers had come to believe that Nazism posed an existential threat to the America he believed in. New Deal America.

via Steven Attewell: Steve Rogers Isn’t Just Any Hero – Lawyers, Guns & Money

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