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Adolf Hitler-Germany Emperor Hirohito - Japan Benito Mussolini-Italy Josef Stalin-USSR Winston Churchill - Britain Franklin D Roosevelt - USA Harry Truman.

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2 Adolf Hitler-Germany Emperor Hirohito - Japan Benito Mussolini-Italy Josef Stalin-USSR Winston Churchill - Britain Franklin D Roosevelt - USA Harry Truman - USA

3 Adolf Hitler-Germany -Fuhrer (leader) of Germany and the Nazi party -Wanted a military and more land (against Treaty of Versailles) -Holocaust -Committed suicide at end of war

4 Emperor Hirohito - Japan -Emperor of Japan ( ) -Peaceful -Attacked U.S. because he was pressured to by Japanese citizens -Surrendered shortly after the U.S. dropped 2 atomic bombs on Japan -Died of cancer

5 Benito Mussolini-Italy -Leader of the Italian Fascist party -Friend of Hitler -Italy was having a hard time (economics) -Mussolini used the war to unite Italians around him

6 Josef Stalin-USSR -Name means man of steel -Leader of the Russian Communist Party -Strict (killed lots of Russians to put his plans in place) -A member of the Allies (although not super close friends with the United States) -Helped defeat Hitler

7 Winston Churchill - Britain -Prime Minister of Britain during World War II ( ) -Led Britain during Germanys attack against the country -Voted out of office at the end of the war

8 Franklin D Roosevelt - USA -President of the United States -Author of the New Deal -President when Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japan -Led the U.S. into war against Japan

9 Harry Truman - USA -President of the United States -Approved the American bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki -President of the U.S. at the end of World War II -Signed the charter for the United Nations

10 If you could go back in time to have dinner with one of the WWII leaders we studied, who would you eat with? Why? Write an informational essay explaining why you want to eat with a specific leader. Leaders: Adolf Hitler, Emperor Hirohito, Benito Mussolini, Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman OR Create a script of a dinner in which 3 of the leaders are present. What would they say to each other? Must be longer than the informational essay.


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