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There were two leaders of Japan during World War II: Hirohito and Hideki Tojo. Hirohito was emperor of Japan, while Hideki Tojo was Prime Minister, a general of the Imperial Japanese Army and the leader of the Imperial R...

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There were several political influences that led to World War II, including the fascist Nazi party politics of Nazi Germany, isolationism and the economic collapse of European countries and the United States. Perhaps the...

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In World War I, imperialism caused increased tensions among European nations as Germany sought to gain power by vying for more control over the colonies in Africa.

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Japan had several leaders during the course of World War II. Although ultimate leadership resided with Emperor Hirohito during that period, five prime ministers controlled the day-to-day functions of the empire during th...

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Hideki Tojo was the Prime Minister of Japan during World War II. He spearheaded the military campaign in the Pacific Theater, and at the end of the war he was tried and executed for war crimes due to his participation. A...

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Major events of World War II include Germany's invasion of Austria, the Treaty of Munich, the subsequent German invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland, formal declarations of war by Britain and France, the entrance of Jap...

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The timeline of World War II officially begins in 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, causing Britain and France to declare war on Germany, and ends with Japan's surrender Sept. 2, 1945. But the first rumblings of World W...

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