World War 2

How many countries took part in World War 2?

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March 30, 2016 10:38AM

There were 104 countries either involved in or affected by World

War II.

Virtually every country was involved in one form or another.

Even the neutral counties were harmed by their neighbors being

at war and unable to trade as in the past.

If you want a list of combatants Allies and Axis powers their

are good reference pages on Wikipedia. (see Related Links)

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria,

Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria,

Canada, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Chile, China, Colombia,Costa Rica,

Croatia, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic,

Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland,

France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti,

Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, British India (now India,

Pakistan & Bangladesh), Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy,

Japan, Korea, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Liechtenstein,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaya, Malta, Manchukuo, Mexico, Monaco,

Mongolia, Morocco, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Newfoundland, New

Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Rhodesia, Norway, Oman, Palestine,

Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania,

Samoa, American Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South

Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Soviet Union / Union of Soviet Socialist

Republics, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tonga,

Transjordan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America,

Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, Yemen, Yugoslavia

It's called a world war because most countries were involved to

some degree even though they may not have been fighting.

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