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The Axis consisted of Germany, Italy and Japan during this global conflict that began in 1938 and lasted for 7 years in two major theaters of operation.
Yes. They had signed a treaty. However they did very little to act in concert with one another during the war. Each country had different goals that did not mesh well enough to force them both to come together in formulating a combined strategy. They were referred to as the Axis Powers.
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The main difficulties in arriving at an overall total arise from major uncertainties as to the number of Soviet soldiers killed in World War 2. The figures for military dead for the Soviet Union range from 8.8 million to 10.7 million. See the link to the Wikipedia article, which (as accessed on 13 …
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The major change which occurred in Europe after W.W.2 was that Winston Churchill called for a kind of United States of Europe to prevent any further war between countries of that continant.This resulted in the Treaty of Rome 1956, which was essentially a political union solely for the prevention of …
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Differences and Similarities Between Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Josef Stalin they shared 2 things they were greedy, and murderers! Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin were all dictators with very different principles. Hitler's principle was the cultural and biological superiority of the Aryan pe…
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%REPLIES% Answer I believe it was called a "World War" for the simple reason that the major countries were at war. Most of Europe was ingauged in battle with Hitler. After the fight with Hitler in Europe started so did out fight with Japan. Obviously Pearl Harbor was the cause. But like i said…
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Answer A device that looked like a typewriter that the Germans used to create coded messages. They truly believed that the codes were unbreakable but once the allies got their hands on some examples and some code books they got craking on developing machines to decode German transmissions. …
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Stalingrad and Midway.Stalingrad - in the broader scope - meant the destruction of a third of the German armed forces, as well as the destruction of her allied armies (Romania, Hungary and Italy's expeditionary corps in USSR). Germany never recovered, but was yet powerful enough to delay defeat a fu…
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To the first, possibly, and to the second, probably not (though this is so vague that someone could probably come up with something if he or she strained hard enough).Whether you are in agreement with the US's actions since WW2 or not, it is difficult to find any meaningful similarity between Americ…
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Each of these Axis Powers sought to expand their territories by the use of force. In 1939, all of this came to a head when Germany invaded Poland & by treaty, the USSR occupied eastern Poland.
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The three main Axis powers were: Germany: Der Fuhrer(Leader) Adolf Hitler.Italy: Il Duce(Leader) Benito Mussolini.Japan: Prime Minister Tojo Hideki.They promised to fight against communism and never interfere with each other's foreign takeovers.  The Axis were a group of countries who fought a…
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An excellent book is The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Schirer. It has exactly what you are looking for. Michael Montagne
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The role of "spies" in W.W.2 was a major component. They were controlled by the dept. in Britain called S.O.E. (Special Operations Executive,) whose H.Q. was in Baker st. London. their job was recruiting agents in the country that they were serving in,France,Belgium,Norway, Denmark,etc.each country …
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Answer Well, if you look at the distances between the two countries its hard to imagine any significant stratgic cooperation, but when you consider the size of the British Empire at the time its easier to imagine. Japan was clearly in position to assert pressure on places like Singapore, the Dutc…
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Yes Declaration of War with GermanyDeclared by Joint Resolution of Congress, December 11, 1941 55 (Stat. 796, ch. 564).Adolf Hitler declared war on the U.S. a few days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. It's hard to figure out why he decided to do this since there was almost no chance the U.…
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Finland had no choice. They were under attack by Russia and Germany invaded Russia. So they had to accept aid from Germany since the allies were too busy with their problems. This is an interesting question and one that I have been troubling over for many years. It would seem that it is not as t…
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Denmark and Norway were occupied by Nazi Germany in 1940 and remained so until liberated in 1945. Finland was attacked by the Soviet Union before Russia and Germany went to war and, although she put up a good fight, was forced to make concessions to the Soviets and had to maintain a careful neutrali…
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Try this website. Go to SiteMap and click on Italian Campaign and also go to Armies and then to Italian and then click on Fascists. www.custermen.com
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Lend-Lease is arguably the major contributor. Thru Lend-Lease Britain and later the Soviet Union managed to stay in the war. In addition to Lend-Lease, the US did several other things, such as take over more and more of the Atlantic to free up the British navy. And of course the contribution of our …
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Answer No. When WWII broke out, Sweden had many times stated herself as a strictly neutral country. It had not been involved in a war since 1814, which was exactly the way it should be in the minds of the Swedes. The war between England, France and Germany seemed so far away from Sweden, but wh…
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Hitler really never intended to get involved in this theater of operations, preferring to leave it to his Italian allies. But once the British began driving the Italians not only out of Egypt, but towards Tripoli, Hitler decided it was time, once again, to bail his ally out. The Germans had already …
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Germany occupied Denmark, Norway and Poland.Although neutral, German troops were allowed across Sweden to Norway in the period after the invasion.Finland was a German ally following the German invasion of Russia in 1941, and German forces were present in Finland on that basis, particularly in the fa…
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In World War 1 the Allied powers consisted of: the US, UK, France, the Russian Empire, Belgium, Serbia, Italy, Japan, Greece, Romania, and Portugal. In World War 2 it was US, UK, USSR, France, China, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Mexico, the Netherland…
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World domination. A: The above is a good short answer. Here are some short details. Japan wanted to invade other countries for the use of the petroleum in those countries. This way they could more easily continue their war with China which had be going on for years. Japan wanted to conquer China be…
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Several significant US actions in early Cold War Europe were: 1) The Truman Doctrine of Containment on the 12th of March 1947. This effectively stated America's position against the Soviet Union, although indirectly. Furthermore, it pledged American support for the free peoples of Europe. It became…
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Japanese would not care about the POW's at all, they didnt follow war rules. the Germans did, atleast iled tehm if necessary Japanese would do it even without regard.
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Yes. Germany invaded Norway on April 9, 1940. Norway lost in 2 days.  What he is writing above is completely false. Norway actually, despite it's small army with WW1 equipment, managed to put up a fight until June 10th, 1940 which was a record for invaded countries. Norway did in other words n…
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One day in 1944, Anne heard on the radio that people were planning to collect diaries and stuff for the future. Impressed, she rewrote her diary, adding comments after entries, improving her spelling and grammar, excluded passages she thought were uninteresting, added things from memory etc. in a ne…
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Having surrendered unconditionally, they were disbanded. Their country was occuppied by Allied forces that ensured they would be under control and help them rebuild their destroyed cities.
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The war between Russia and Germany started simply because Hitler wanted to control the World.Before Hitler invaded Poland he signed a pact with Russia, which shocked people because Hitler was against communism and Russia was a communist state.Hence when Hitler invaded Poland the Russian's did not at…
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%REPLIES% Hi,Hungary was an ally of Germany, with long standing traditional ties to Germanspeaking Europe, as well as hereditary animosity with her slavic neighbours.She lost much of her territory as a consequence of WWI, and was determined to regain it.Thus, it was in her interest to support Germa…
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Estimates vary, but around 10 million (10,000,000) soldiers of all belligerents lost their lives in the First World War. (About another 9 million civilians died.) Several answers have been added for this question, but note that the question asks specifically about military deaths. (All figures give…
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What the Axis Had in Common Italy, Germany and Japan all felt that all other countries/nationalities were inferior to them. They were intensely anti-Communist.
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Well, I'm not sure how long ago you asked this question, and therefore how relevant this information will be, but after the Hiroshima bombing, Japan was (understandably) in chaos. The atomic bomb had killed over tens of thousands of civilians and many more died afterwards from the shock. (Meaning th…
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Answer Allied - Russia (Stalin), England (Prime Mininster Winston Churchill), United States (Franklin D Roosevelt), France (?), China (Sun Yat Sen?) Axis - Germany (Hitler), Italy (Mussolini), Japan (?)
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They had signed a treaty of alliance pledging to fight together in any war before the war started. When Germany went to war with Britain and France, Italy also declared war.
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The Axis were so successful in the beginning of the was because Britsh and French leaders tried to apease Hitler and caused the aggresor ti be more aggresiveThe Allies came to fight WW II the same way as they fought WW I. Only in Germany were fresh thinkers allowed to flurish. The fact is it was an …
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The Germans lost somwhere between 3000 and 3300 troops. There where between 3000 and 3300 Germans that died on D-Day. To be honest I would like to know the source to the number of casualities on the German side. It would be nice if we refered to source when giving such information. There will always…
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Answer It allied itself with Germany in 1941, and helped Germany invade the Soviet Union. Later when the country the Red Army reached Romania, the Fascist government was overthrown. Romania tried to surrender to the USSR but was ordered to change sides without delay and fight the Germans. Of all…
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Japan, Germany, and Italy.. HUNGARY
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Italy first was apposed to Germany's expansion. They moved troops to the Austrian boarder and where prepared to delair war on Germany if they tried to take over Austria.But during a confunce between the old allies of ww1, France, Britain and Italy. the 3 power fell out as Britain signed the Anglo-Ge…
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Europe: Germany would have created several puppet states similar to how the Soviets did. Those already established: Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, would become the staple allies of Germany. New puppet governments would include those in Greece, Principality of the Pindus (which was attempted b…
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Because Canadians believed that they still had some ties with Britain and it was right to fight by their side even though Canada had some independent rights.
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The following nations made up the Axis Powers (Allies of Germany) during the Second World War. The major powers were Germany, Italy, and Japan. GermanyItalyJapanAlbaniaBulgariaFinlandHungaryRomaniaThailand (nominally)   The main Axis powers were Germany (which at the time included Austria), It…
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Answer The Grande Arche de la D馥nse, Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, and the Arc Du Carrousel form what is known as the Voie Triomphale. Although the Axis is often now associated only with the three arches, due mainly to popular literature that will not be named in this answer, the Axis actually a…
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defeat the armies of Germany and JapanTheir initial plan was to assume a defensive posture behind the Maginot Line and let Germany wear out her strength attacking it while France and Britain built theirs up. Then they would go on the offensive. When Germany attacked though they outflanked the Magino…
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On the "Allies" side : Mainly the US, Russia, and Great Britain, along with France, China, Canada. Poland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, the Netherlands, Czechslovakia, Belgium, Denmark and Norway also joined the allies. The Soviet Union was initially part of the Axis Powers but switc…
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The main allied powers were the Soviet Union, the United States, and United Kingdom. Other countries that were part of the allies were Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, free France, Greece, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Pola…
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I think that there's one common teaching in most and that is to "to love thy neighbor....," although it seems that most choose to turn a blind eye. _____ Yes, many do. For instance, most Christians (Catholic, Baptists, Protestants) believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior and son of God. Jews and …
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Because the treaty of Versailles made Germany look really mad and they declared war on someone else and it turned into world war 2.
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As cattle to be exploited. Most of the people unfortunate enough to come under Axis occupation found themselves either working in slave-like conditions or were simply exterminated en mass.
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The importance of World War I is that it changed the way that countries negotiated with each other. The war also created the Treaty of Versailles which led to World War 2.
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World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers, organized into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most …
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They flamed strong nationalistic propaganda to rationalize conquering neighboring lands. They spent heavily on ships, planes, and armored vehicles, making them world powers.
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They had to pay reparations which could've been in the form of money, land, territory, ammunition, colonies. They had to disarm, and they had to self-determinate. Although, I don't really understand the last one because surely some countries wanted this anyway...?
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Both Italy and Japan saw Germany as a powerful ally. Italy wanted to grab whatever it could. Japan was opportunistic in that they wanted to control the Pacific and believed that they had a much better chance while the U.S. and other allies were focused on Germany. Their ideologies were similar, with…
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The Eastern Front became very difficult for the Germans. Answer 1942 saw the German Afrika Corps defeated at El Alamein and begin their retreat and ultimate defeat in North Africa, and it also saw the Battle of Stalingrad in Russia from August 1942 to February 1943. One of the bloodiest batt…
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the Swissoficially they were a neutral country, but it is rumored that the Nazis used their banking system to store much of the wealth of the Jewish people that were sent to camps  Neither. Switzerland was neutral during WWII. In fact, Switzerland has not (technically speaking)waged a war sinc…
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Italy failed in the vast majority of her campaigns. Italy tried to invade Albania and the Balkans with no success, although it did have possessions in Ethiopia at the time. In fact, the German army essentially occupied Italy. The Soviet Union on the other hand had much more success and many more i…
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Answer Germany was split into American, British, French, and Russian zones, with each zone controlled by the respective country. In 1949 the three Western zones combined to form the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). Japan was placed under primarily American occupation. Even though Japa…
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Immediately following the war, the number of nations with great militaries was small. The traditional powers with strong militaries, such as Germany, Italy and Japan, essentially had no military strength.The USA had the overall strongest military for many years after WWII. While experiencing various…
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Answer Common agenda. Fascism and Hitlers ideals mix well. Answer Mussolini became leader of Italy in 1922. Hitler came to power later and so he looked to Mussolini for ideas and also a mentor in formulating his miliary. On 14 June, 1934, Hitler made his first trip to meet Mussolini to discu…
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Answer There were numerous Panzer models. You'll find a wealth of information if you Google "panzer". I've posted a couple of links to the right. Answer See the Related Link for "Panzerpage" to the bottom for the answer.
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Mussolini's people were known as black shirts. Hitler later created his own group of people called the brown shirts and then they were later replaced by the gray shirts. Hitler found a lot of inspiration in how Mussolini ran a country and decided that he would rule Germany just as Mussolini ruled I…
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For one thing, their enemies had several times their population and could therefor field far larger armies and navies. On top of that, their enemies had vastly larger, many times as large, economic and industrial capacities, thus they were able to produce an incredibly larger amount of all of th…
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Austria's economy expanded during World War 2 as the country played a role in fueling the German war machine. After the war, however, the nation's economy was in shambles.
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Hungary, Bulgaria, Japan, Italy, Finland (from Operation Barbarossa to 1944), Thailand, Slovakia, Romania It should be noted however, that not all of these allies were particuraly strong or supportive. Several (Slovakia especially) were really just puppet governments set up by the Germans which lack…
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There were no Axis powers in WWI (1914-1918). The Axis powers was a term developed by Italy, Germany and Japan in the 1930s after signing a treaty of alliance. It refers specifically to this alliance and it does not refer to any alliance centred round Germany.In World War 1 on one side was the Tripl…
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Actually, the U.S. did NOT fight Afghanistan, it was the Soviets who invaded Afghanistan. The U.S. provide military "advisors" who taught the Afghanistans how to drive the Russians out. The freedom fighters of Afghanistan were more than happy to have U.S. help up to the point when the Soviets were d…
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The axis powers were Japan, Italy, and Germany.  Alright you have Germany Japan and Italy where the main 3. But Japan was also considered a part of the Axis powers as well. The Russians where their own thing so they can't be really placed anywhere on the axis or the ally powers. The questi…
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Answer ! Japan Was Very active during WW2 So wasnt Thailand, Thiland also helped Germany So to say Thiland was very active. Thailand may have been called SIAM during WW2. Nearly ALL occupied countries had some elements within their respective countries cooperating with the enemy (Japan & Ger…
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Germany, Italy and Japan
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The Axis where Germany, Japan, and Italy.The leaders where Adolf Hitler, Hirohito and Benito Mussolini.Hitler also made a pact with Joseph Stalin, leader of Russia, which he later broke.
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You probably won't get facts just opinions. But this is my opinion. There is no such thing as a good war. Most people who have been in combat will say the same thing. War is a savage and brutal thing. World War II ended 60 Million lives. However there can be such things a necessary wars. If the Alli…
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The "Axis" was Germany, Italy, and Japan. The Soviet Union did make an agreement with Hitler to divide Poland but when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union, Stalin joined the Allies.
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The three main countries that made up the Axis Powers were Germany, Italy, and Japan.They were togather until the end.
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Austria in WW2 In March 1938 Austria became the first country to be annexed by Germany. (In other words, it was added to Germany). In Linz and Vienna Hitler was greeted with hysterical enthusiasm that made even the Nuremberg rallies look tame. In Vienna some people celebrated by making Jews sweep…
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The Germans, Italians and Japanese
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Yes Norway was occupied by Germany in World War 2. Trust me this is real, I had to do a report on Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Poland, and Germany.
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Partially arrogance. The Germans believed that they could be far more efficient in managing the resources of Europe. One of their philosophies was that they thought that implementing "eugenics", that they could eliminate inferior people, who they considered to be retarded, homosexuals, Jewish and ph…
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Germany had 5 million soldiers and 7 million civilian casualtiesJapan had 2 million soldiers and 3 million civilian "Italy had 330,000 soldiers and 160,000 civilian "
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While no war is a "good" war, World War 2 was a geo-politically "black and white" war in that it was viewed by most peoples within the allied nations as a clear-cut case of good versus evil. War is never the answer of choice, but sometimes, you must fight. While the Allies did have their bad points …
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Sweden has never been occupied by any nation.
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Nazi Germany, Italy, Imperial Japan, The Axis Powers
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The British, Russian, Americans and thhere is one more. you mean France The United States, Great Britain and Russia were the three primary Allied Powers, but there were many more including France, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Polan…
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During World War 2, the Axis Powers were comprised of Germany, Italy, and Japan. Their enemies were the Allied Powers, comprised primarily of Russia, Britain, France, and the US.
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Answer Austria was invaded in March 1938, more than a year before WWII started.
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During world war 2 the axis powers started off with Germany when Britain and France declared war on Germany in 1939 and then Italy became Germany's ally as they thought Germany would win the war. Later in 1941 due to America's oil embargo on Japan, Japan desperatly attacked America's pacific fleet i…
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In a way WW1 resulted in WW2, for a number of reasons; 1. The German Army returned to Germany with Parades and in Good Order, giving the impression that they had Won despite what the Papers in other Countries Said. 2. Germany Lost a great deal of territory to the victors, and the main loss was of t…
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The major allied powers were: GermanyItalyAustria axispowers included: AmericaBrittainUSSR (Union of Soviet Social Republics)
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Before the declared start of WWII in 1939 there had been many concentration camps. As soon as the National Socialists were voted into power they started using such, with Dachau as the first bigger one, and used the same name as the British had used for their concentration camps in Africa. The Nazis …
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They don' tried to take over the world.The Nazis want "Lebensraum im Osten" (take russia).Japan want to be the mainpower in Asia and the hole pazific.Italy wasn't a main power of the axis ... very weak military.
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sorry my shift keys do not work so no caps or question marksGermany invaded, Czechoslovakia spelling, Poland, Netherlands, belgium, France, denmark, Norway, Greece, Yugoslavia, the soviet union, great Britain meaning their channel islands jersey and gurnsey i believe those are the names and spelling…
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No, Sweden was neutral throughout the whole war.
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Yes, when Hitler and Stalin came to an agreement in 1939 on how to divide Eastern Europe, it was agreed that the Soviet Union would enter negotiations with Finland for concessions. Finland refused to work with Russia which resulted in the Winter War and the Soviet annexation of part of Finland. Soon…
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Germany , Italy and Japan .
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that the best form of government was a military dictatorship.
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Allies! It is Allies! France, Britain and more!
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Strategies of the AxisBlitzkrieg (literally it means lightning war). Axis used artillery, fast tanks, and mobile infantry. Basically they throw all their best infantry and vehicles all in one battle to defeat their opponents.TRUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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