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- World War II : War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945.
- Winston Churchill : British Prime Minister and war leader during the Second World War from 1940 to 1945; second term from 1951 to 1955. Won the Nobel Prize for Literature as a historian.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt : (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often called FDR, the President of the United States 1933 to 1945.
- Joseph Stalin : (1878 - 1953) The head of Russia's Communist ("Bolshevik") party and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1924 until his death.
- Dalian : Called Dairen after being ceded to Japan after the Russo-Japanese War, a port in southern Manchuria
- Manchuria : A region in northeastern China, rich in natural resources, control of which was key to the Empire of Japan; when under Japanese control, it was run as a nominal country called Manchukuo
- Kwangtung Leasehold : An area of southern Manchuria, controlled by Japan under a 99-year lease obtained in 1915, which was the base of Japanese strength on the Asian continent before World War Two in the Pacific.
- Occupation of Germany : Add brief definition or description
- Outer Mongolia : Currently, the State of Mongolia, a region of East Asia that includes disputed territory, Tannu Uriankhai, tnow part of Russia; ethnically dominated by non-Chinese Khalkh Mongolians
- Kurile Islands : A chain of islands extending from Sakhalin to the Kamchatka Peninsula; under Russian control as a result of decisions at the Yalta Conference but now disputed between Russia and Japan
- Port Arthur : Add brief definition or description
- South Manchurian Railway Company : At first a Japanese-owned railroad with a terminus in the Kwangtung Leasehold, eventually a diversified industrial company in Manchuria and China, with influence on Japanese economic policy and providing cover for intelligence and covert operations
- United Nations : An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress.
- Lavrenti Beria : (1899-1953) Soviet security and intelligence official, who rose from the Cheka until becoming head of state security; managed Soviet nuclear program; attempted to assume power after the death of Joseph Stalin but was executed by a coalition of other seekers of power
- Andrei Gromyko : Add brief definition or description
- Ivan Maisky : Add brief definition or description
- Anthony Eden : (12 June 1897 - 14 January 1977) British Conservative prime minister of the United Kingdom, serving one term between 1955 to 1957.
- Lord Moran : Add brief definition or description
- Sarah Churchill : Add brief definition or description
- Averell Harriman : American diplomat who served as Asistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs between 1961 and 1963, and then headed the overt U.S. delegation to the Paris Peace Talks while the serious secret negotiations took place between Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho. Known as "the alligator" for his approach to discussion inside the U.S. government.
- James Byrne : Add brief definition or description
- George C. Marshall : Army Chief of Staff (WWII), Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense (Korean War)and sponsor of the Marshall Plan.
- Ross MacIntire : Add brief definition or description
- Anna Roosevelt : Add brief definition or description
- Edward Stettinus : Add brief definition or description
- Russo-Japanese War : Fought between 1904 and 1905 between Russia and Japan increasing their influence in East Asia, the war resulted in a decisive victory for Japan; culturally significant as the first defeat of an European power by an Asian one; arguably a continuation of Japanese expansion in the First Sino-Japanese War
- 1943 Cairo Conference : A summit meeting on World War II allied policy, among Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Chiang Kai-shek
- 1943 Tehran Conference : Add brief definition or description
- 1944 Quebec Conference : Held in September 1944 in Quebec City, a summit meeting between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt with the principal objective of deciding endgame strategy against Nazi Germany, although there were senior staff discussions of Pacific issues
- 1945 Malta Conference : Add brief definition or description