1941: In his third inaugural address, President Franklin Roosevelt declares: "We would rather die on our feet than live on our knees."
1941: Hitler meets with Mussolini and offers aid in Albania and Greece.
1942: Nazi officials meet in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to decide "The Final Solution of the Jewish Question."
1944: Allied forces in Italy begin unsuccessful operations to cross the Rapido river and seize Cassino.
1945: Franklin Roosevelt is inaugurated for his fourth term.
1945: The Allies sign a truce with the Hungarians.