Best Leaders of World War IIzxm It's both political and military leaders
It's based on their leadership .Not by their humanities .
The Top Ten
Say what you will about him but without him, Britain would have surrendered and we would all be speaking German.
Without him all of Europe perhaps all the world would fall under the reign of the Nazi Jack boot and western civilization as we know it may ceased to exist
One of the best leaders of the 20th century, took a stand against the Nazis, unlike coward Neville Chamberlain. FDR was a terrible authoritarian socialist sent people on prison camps based on their ethnicity.
Without him, we will all be eating Spätzle, speaking German,and working under the Nazi party and Hitlers rule.(Even though Hitler will be dead by now) - fortnike9V 5 Comments
It's hard between Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosvelt but I had to pick Franklin
Yeah. Sure. Just gave away half of Europe to communist tyranny at Yalta and Potsdam. Great guy.
If he didn't, we could have possibly been dragged into the Cold War with them. Roosevelt and Stalin became friends and war was not in the future. But then, the overly conservative democrat Truman took office, and dissed the Soviets. And when he dropped the bombs on Japan, it started a nuclear race with Russia and the Cold War. There were many options, and it didn't get the Japanese to surrender. It just left another bombed city, like Tokyo accept it was with one bomb. The Russian advance scared the Japanese, and the bombs diminish the credit of all the soldiers in the Pacific. Also, Japan was ready to surrender if they let them keep the emperor. And the emperor had no power, he was just like the Queen. But no, they wanted the Japanese to be humiliated and raged on with the war. - SoldierOfFortune
He wasn't a good guy. I know, but he was able to push back Nazis and Hitler. Which was important in that time. And like I said in the description, its based on their leadership. Not humanity. - zxm
Paranoid-schizophrenic mass murderer. Currently barking in Hell.
He is not a good guy, he is the second most evil leader according to deaths he is responsible for, leaving Hitler in 3d - fortnike9
The Iron RulerV 3 Comments
George S. Patton was in charge of the first motorized American attack, he also led the first American tank attack which led to the Allied victory in World War I, and in World War II he led America and the Allies to victory in Africa and Europe.So he should be at number 1.
Some call him the greatest General of all time. I heard he was quite tough. - zxm
He was a Field Marshal in world war II. And he did lead a very large division in the North Africa - zxm
How did his "best" leadership work out? It was easy when he caught countries by surprise and completely unprepared. A different story once his opponents recognized the circumstances and organized to hit back. Led Germany to what end? - Billyv
@Billyv, I know his leadership didn't turn very good. But he united many people of his country and was able to conquer many countries of Europe in less than 5-6 years. And that was a tough think to do. And for this reason I put him on number 1. His work before World War II is connected to World War II. - zxm
The "best leader" accomplishes more positive sustained results without adding severe detriments which overwhelm and destroy any good that's achieved. I clearly did not say that Hitler was not a "leader", so I don't understand your reply other than that it seems you're not open to a balanced discussion of the topic.
. You are entitled to your opinion and can have the final word here; I'm not compelled to try to convince you otherwise or "prove" to you that my point is valid, sorry if my previous explanation wasn't clear enough or worth the time of your consideration. - Billyv
He was stupid. If he wasn't a racist and actually fought with Japan, they could've won the damn war. - SoldierOfFortune
He is only one,who had thought about one world one nation and others are still fighting.
by the way am not from Germany,Am from USA.
Most Overrated president ever - SoldierOfFortune
Boo - SoldierOfFortune
I don't see what's wrong with him. - TeamRocket747
Why isn't he in the top? Manstein is the best damn Field Marshal in all of the World War II. Not one general can ever match him with his master strategies and tactics. Even Zhukov himself feared him.
He is the best - fortnike9
He is so so so the best
Tito led what was arguably the most effective and successful partisan movement in occupied Europe. By the time the Soviets arrived in 1944 Tito's forces by themselves had already liberated about half of Yugoslavia.
Withaut him oiur country would be nothing. What he did was something great and unimagible at the time. He was just a man like us all so he did mistakes but done a lot of good.
Ryti was president of Finland from 1940 to 1944 and led Finland through a dangerous period when it risked invasion from the Soviet Union. He succesfully united the parties of Finland behind him and walked the tightrope that allowed Finland to accept an element of German military protection without being turned into a Nazi-controlled state.
Tojo was Japan's Prime Minister during most of WWII and the one who gave the order for the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor, as well as numerous other war crimes. Tojo was found guilty after the war and was executed by hanging on December 23, 1948.
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3. Joseph Stalin
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