The Most Influential People of the Second World War

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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 75 (1878-1953) Allied

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    Died at 63 (1882-1945) Allied

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    Died at 86 (1887-1973)

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    Died at 66 (1888-1954)

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    Died at 77 (1896-1973) Allied

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    Died at 44 (1897-1941) Allied

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    Died at 64 (1882-1946) Axis

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    Died at 72 (1896-1968)

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    Died at 53 (1893-1946) Axis

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

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    Died at 88 (1881-1969) Allied

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    Died at 82 (1900-1982)

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    Died at 81 (1901-1982) Allied

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    Died at 84 (1906-1990) Allied

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    Died at 62 (1896-1958) Allied

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    Died at 75 (1895-1970) Allied

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    Died at 69 (1898-1967) Allied

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    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 60 (1885-1945) Allied

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    Died at 82 (1895-1977) Allied

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    Died at 68 (1882-1950) Axis

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    Died at 84 (1867-1951)

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

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    Died at 79 (1890-1969) Allied

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    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

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    Died at 73 (1882-1955) Axis

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    Died at 72 (1902-1974) Allied

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    Died at 48 (1897-1945) Axis

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    Died at 64 (1883-1947) Axis

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    Died at 77 (1884-1961) Axis

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    Died at 63 (1898-1961) Allied

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    Died at 57 (1887-1944) Axis

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

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    Died at 93 (1894-1987) Axis

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    Died at 56 (1890-1946) Axis

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