Leaders of the War
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Japan
December 8, 1941. 79-AR-82. National Archives Identifier: 520053
" General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, at his headquarters in the European theater of operations. He wears the five-star cluster of the newly-created rank of General of the Army."
T4c. Messerlin, February 1, 1945. 80-G-331330. National Archives Identifier: 520686
Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in Munich, Germany
ca. June 1940. 242-EB-7-38. National Archives Identifier: 540151
"General MacArthur surveys the beachhead on Leyte Island, soon after American forces swept ashore from a gigantic liberation armada into the central Philippines,
at the historic moment when the General made good his promise `I shall return.'"
1944. 26-G- 3584. National Archives Identifier: 513210
"Conference of the Big Three at Yalta makes final plans for the defeat of Germany.
Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Premier Josef Stalin."
February 1945. 111-SC-260486. National Archives Identifier: 531340
American generals: seated left to right are William H. Simpson, George S. Patton, Jr., Carl Spaatz, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley, Courtney H. Hodges, and Leonard T. Gerow;
standing are Ralph F. Stearley, Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Walter Bedell Smith, Otto P. Weyland, and Richard E. Nugent.
Ca. 1945. 208-YE-182. National Archives Identifier: 535983
The pictures described in this list are from the holdings of the Still Picture Branch (NNSP) of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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