FDR and World War II
- Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt led the nation through the Second World War.
- Roosevelt built a powerful wartime coalition with Britain and the Soviet Union, and led the nation to victory against Nazi Germany.
- His wartime efforts prepared the path for his successor, Harry Truman, to win the war against Japan four months after his death.
- He was elected to the presidency four times, serving from March 1933 until his death in office in April 1945.