World War II
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He was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
The 27th Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943, he was also the Duce of Fascism from 1921 to 1943, and Duce of the Italian Social Republic from 1943 to 1945. The last two offices would end up being abolished.
Emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
Leader of the Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.) from the mid-1920's to 1953.
- 5-15% of the bombs ever used in World War II never detonated. In Germany alone, 5,500 bombs are being dug up waiting to blow up at any moment.
- Britain used a method to fool the Germans to think they were planning to attack Italy and the islands around them. It is called Double XX, where spies were to leak false information to Germans and was largely successful.
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