Italy didn't become a unified nation-state till 1861-70, and Germany only became a nation-state in 1871, so by historical standards the time-span for possible alliances is short. The answer is no. Although Italy was nominally one of the Central Powers it at first remained neutral in WW1, then fought alongside the Entente (Britain, France, etc.) against Austria-Hungary and Germany. In WW2 Italy changed sides.
However, historically, North Italy and Germany - Prussia were part of the Holy Roman Empire, so for almost a thousand years the two states were part of the same state.
Italy and the United Kingdom are both located in the same continent. Also, both countries are avid soccer fans. Italy was on the Allies side in WWI for a while, and the UK has always been a part of the Allies.
The Allies of the USA include, France, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Israel, Spain, Italy, Yugoslavia.
They have always been allies...
Italy exited the Second World War by surrendering to the Allies. After they had been driven out of North Africa by the Allied (British and American) troops in Operation Torch, the Italian forces went back home. In the Spring of 1943, the Americans and the British attacked Sicily (a territory of Italy) and headed for the mainland soon afterwards. The Allies captured Rome, the capital, and the dictator of Italy, Benito Mussolini, fled to Germany. In September of 1943, Italy surrendered, leaving Germany and Japan alone to continue the fight against the Allies.
Yes, that did happen. In 1943, just as the Allies were about to invade Italy, the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini was removed from power and arrested by the King of Italy. The new prime minister, Pietro Badoglio, began negotiations with the Allies to surrender and switch sides. In early September 1943, Italy officially "surrendered" to the Allies and declared war on Germany. However, Italy was split in half- the southern half ruled by the Italian government, and the northern half ruled by Mussolini (who had been rescued from imprisonment) and his German friends- so the war did not end for Italy until May 1945.
Italy has not been "found". It has always been there.
In World War II, the United States of America fought against the Axis powers. The Axis was made up of Germany, Italy, and Japan. The US first entered the war because the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, but it had always been more supportive of the Allies (the countries fighting the Axis) and soon declared war on Germany and Italy after declaring war on Japan.
Italy joined the Entente Powers as opposed to it's allies (the Triple Alliance powers: Germany and Austria-Hungary, the third being Italy istelf) because it had been promised territory in the Treaty of London. As WWI was a war that found its roots in territorial ambition, it was only natural that Italy would join on the side that would promise it land.
Italy didn't really surrender. In the summer of 1943, with Allied troops invading Sicily in preparation for an invasion of Italy itself, the king of Italy fired Benito Mussolini and had him arrested. The new prime minister offered to switch sides and join the Allies; in early September of the same year, they did so (the armistice did technically state that Italy was surrendering to the Allies). Italy declared war on Germany and for the rest of the war, Italy was a member of the Allies.Mussolini was rescued by German commandos and brought to northern Italy- where German troops had control- and he was put in charge of the territory, calling it the Italian Social Republic. Over the next year and a half the ISR was overrun by Allied troops, and Mussolini was killed at the end of April 1945 while trying to escape to Switzerland. ISR territory went back to Italy as the Allies conquered it.Germany surrendered in early May 1945. Adolf Hitler killed himself, as did some of his senior staff, and then his successor, Admiral Karl Doenitz, surrendered to the Allies about a week later. At that time, most of Germany had been occupied by the Allies, so that Doenitz's government only actually controlled the small town where he was (Flensburg, on the border with Denmark). The surrender went into effect on May 8, ending the war in Europe.
Well, eventually, its question specifically saying that why it declare war on Germany b/c Italy which at first neutral, joined the Allies nine months into the war. Italy claimed that its membership in the Triple Alliance had been a defensive strategy and they argued that they were not obligated to stand by their old ally and that's how they forged stalemate into the Western Front and the Eastern Front.
Yes. They have always been built in Maranello Italy
No, Italy has always been is own country.
Italy has always been a Catholic country.
No, Sicily has not always been a part of Italy. In fact, about a century ago, it is was its very own area. Now a day, it is considered to be a province inside of Italy.
When the allies Beat Central powers (Germany etc) in Ww1 Germany felt they had been cheated by the allies because a lot of their land was taken. So Germany didn't hesitate for a chance to get back at the allies hence Ww2.
No. we have always been allies.
on the allies side there were allot of countries including: Britain the United States Australia the free french Poland and alot of other countries that helped fight the war on the axis side there would have been: Germany Japan and Italy because it had been taken over by Germany
The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been subjected as a consequence of the war imposed upon them by the aggression of Germany and her allies.
Yes it has.
The surrender of Italy to the Allies. Italy had been one of the Axis countries, though it's weakest member.
Italy and Germany had basically always been divided since Charlemagne died, not counting loose groupings like the Holy Roman Empire; however, presumably you are asking about the Congress of Vienna in 1815. During his wars, Napoleon had tried to unify Germany and Italy as countries allied with him; after he was defeated for good, the countries who had defeated him, as well as France, met in Vienna and reaffirmed that Germany and Italy would remain divided, among other things.
Rome was never called Italy. It had always been called Rome. Rome is in Italy and today it is the capital of Italy.
Germany has always been part of Europe.
No. Germany has always been part of Europe.