Elected president in 1940. Intro:WW2 started when Germany was blamed for WW1. So they started trying to take over the world by gaining land and by taking over countries. America tried to stay out of the war, but when Pearl Harbor got bombed, and then Germany declared war on us, we had no choice.
Adolf Hitler was a crazy man. He wanted to take over the world and wipe out all the Jews. So, he commanded his army to take all the Jews to concentration camps. Concentration camps were areas where they would basically torture people. In able to succeed in taking over the world, Adolf Hitler commanded to invade other countries and take over their land. Eventually, Hitler did suicide. The Nazis no longer had a leader.
Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union. The fought with the Allies during World War 2. He is known as a brutal leader and killed over 20 million people.
Benito Mussolini was the leader of Italy. In 1940, Italy entered the war with the Axis powers. However, they weren't prepared for such a large war. There were a lot of deaths in Italy's army. Some people wanted to get out of the war. In 1943, Mussolini was put in prison.
Emperor Hirohito led Japan during World War 2. In 1940, Japan joined the war with the Axis powers. At the beginning of the war, things were working out great for Japan. However, the war began to go against them more in 1942. In 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. So, they surrounded.
President Roosevelt was elected in 1940. He tried his best to keep the US out of the war. But when Pearl Harbor got bombed, he had no choice.
America wanted to stay out of the war, and we where doing a good job at it, until Pearl Harbor got bombed by Japan. Many battleships where lost, and many of our soljers and sailers where killed that day.After the attak, America had no choice but to declare war.
In the end, we ended up winning the war. But with Trump as our president, we may get a WW3.Who knows? Anything could happen.