WWII YearBook

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler was born in 1889-1945. Adolf Hitler developed his extreme hate of Jews, was exposed to the idea of anti-Jewish legislation, discovered his remarkable talent of speech. Once Adolf Hitler got caught for what he had done he received a sentence of 5 years in prison.

Quote: Strength lies not in defense but in attack.

General Hideki Tojo

Hideki Tojo was born 1884-1948. Hideki Tojo was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army, the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II.

Quote: It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.

Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini was born in 1883-1945. Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister.

Quote: Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.  

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was born in 1874-1965. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

Quote: Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin was born in 1878-1953. Joseph Stalin or Losif Vissarionovich Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920's until his death in 1953.

Quote:  Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in 1882-1945. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, also known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States.

Quote: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was born in 1884-1972. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States. As the final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health.

Quote: Its amazing what you can accomplish is you do not care who gets the credit.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in 1890-1969. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 3 from 4th president of the United States until 1961. He was a Five-Star General in the United States army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

Quote: Accomplishment will prove to be a journey not a destination.

Bernard Montgomery

Bernard Montgomery was born in 1887-1976. Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein the Spartan General, was a British Army officer.

Quote: Leadership is the capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.

Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel was born in 1891-1944. Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a German field marshal of World War II. He earned the respect of both his own troops and his enemies.

Quote: Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.

Fred Korematsu

Fred Korematsu was born in 1919-2005. Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu was one of the many Japanese-American citizens living on the West Coast of the United States at the onset of World War II.

Quote: It may take time to prove your right, but you have to stick to it.

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

Benjamin O. Davis,Jr. was born in 1912-2002. Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. was an American United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen. He was the first African-American general officer in the United States Air Force.

Quote: The privileges of being an American belong to those brave enough to fight for them.

Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur was born in 1880-1964. Douglas MacArthur was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930's and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.

Quote: Defense strategy never has produced ultimate victory.

Chester W. Nimitz

Chester W. Nimitz was born in 1885-1966. was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief.

Quote: Uncommon valor was a common virtue.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank was born in 1929-1945. Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a diarist and writer. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her wartime diary The Diary of a Young Girl has been the basis for several plays and films.

Quote: In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.