WWII People 4

Albert Einstein
proposed the Manhattan Project, bomb was based off of his research

Albert Einstein
went to college in Switzerland and studied math and physics

Albert Einstein
theory of relativity- laid the basis for releasing energy from an atom

Albert Einstein
his books ordered to be burned,
fired from his job in Berlin and stripped of German citizenship (moves to U.S.)

Albert Einstein
helped escaped Jews from Germany

Harry Truman
became president when Roosevelt unexpectedly dies at the end of WWII

Harry Truman
accepted full responsibility for dropping the bomb

Harry Truman
sign on his desk that read, “The Buck Stops Here.”

Emperor Hirohito
emperor of Japan during WWII
people praised him like a god

Emperor Hirohito
went on radio, which was a huge deal, and said that the Japanese surrender

Emperor Hirohito
U.S. does not prosecute him for war crimes