Leaders of World War II

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Leaders of World War II

Adolf Hitler

Hitler was the leader of Germany, an Axis Power, during WWII. They entered the war during September 1939. He killed himself in 1945 ending his reign of terror and forcing Germany to surrender.

Benito Mussolini was an Axis power leader. He was in charge of Italy who entered the war June 10, 1940. Italy then surrendered in 1943 when American and British troops invaded their country.

Benito Mussolini

Emperor Hirohito

Hirihito was the Axis leader of Japan who entered the war December 7, 1941 when they bombed Pearl Harbor. They surrendered after being hit by two atomic bombs courtesy of the United States.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

FDR was the 32nd president of the United States. He was president when Japan bombed the US and then he proceeded to declare war on them joining the Allies in 1941. He left presidency while the war was going on in 1945 and Harry Truman took office.

Harry Truman

Harry Truman was the 33rd president of the United States. He took over in 1945 when FDR died from declining health. He is the one that decided to nuke Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. This forced Japan to surrender giving a win to the Allies.

Emperor Hirilhito

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of Great Britain during the time of WWII. Britain entered the war in 1939 and stayed in till the end when the Allies won. Britain aided America in the creation of the Atomic Bomb, otherwise known as the Manhattan Project.

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Communist Soviet Union. They Soviet Union joined the war in 1941 and in the beginning of the war they helped Germany and the Axis Powers. Germany turned on them and the Soviet Union was allies with the United States. The Soviet Union tried to steal information about the atomic bomb but was unsuccessful.


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