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The Most Influential People of the Second World War

The Second World War was by far the biggest war in human history. A lot of people participated in this total war. Which people are the most important?
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    Died at 56 (1889-1945) Axis

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    added by Miroikus Friedrich Paulus Died at 67 (1890-1957) Axis. The general who was responsible for the German defeat at Stalingrad.

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    added by sebbzor Died at 66 (1888-1954)

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    added by Miroikus Died at 75 (1885-1960) Axis. Very skilled general in the German air force.

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    added by Miroikus Gerd von Rundstedt Died at 78 (1875-1953) Axis. General, who served at Eastern and Western front from the beginning to the end of the war.

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    Died at 84 (1906-1990) Allied

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    added by Miroikus Fedor von Bock Died at 65 (1880-1945) Axis. Although he despised National Socialism cause of his aristocratic descent he was a great German patriot, who lectured his soldiers about the honor of dying for their country.

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    Died at 88 (1884-1972) Allied

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    added by Spector404 Died at 88 (1881-1969) Allied

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    added by Spector404 Died at 69 (1898-1967) Allied

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    added by sebbzor Died at 89 (1891-1980) Axis

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    added by sev674475 Claus Philipp Maria, Schenk Graf Von Stauffenberg Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944), was a German army officer and aristocrat who was one of the leading members of the failed 20 July plot of

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    added by Spector404 Died at 44 (1897-1941) Allied

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    added by Miroikus Erich Raeder Died at 84 (1876-1960) Axis. Chief of the German navy during the first half of the war.

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    added by Miroikus Died at 85 (1886-1971) Axis. Good defensive strategist and chivalrous colonel general.

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    added by zxray Died at 56 (1890-1946) Axis

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    added by Miroikus Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist Died at 73 (1881-1954) Axis. Brave and noble German general.

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    added by Spector404 Died at 64 (1883-1947) Axis

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    added by Miroikus Died at 54 (1891-1945) Axis. Great defensive strategist.

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