The countries involved were Great Britain, France and Germany. The Phony War was actually not a war, but a lull in World War 2 which occured after the fall of Poland to Germany. Great Britain and France remained officially at war with Germany, but neither side made any great military moves toward the other, so it was called the Phony War.
Neither France or Germany wanted to engage their troops in trench warfare in the winter of 1939-1940. So, they sat facing each other in their lines of forts, and waited for the other to start something. The phony war was the time period between 1939-1940 when we had declared war but didn't do any thing
What was the war called when France and England declared war on Germany after the attack of Poland Tank war Trench war Phony war Polish war?
Although France and England were officially at war, no fighting occurred in Europe during the winter of 1939-40. The period was called the "Phony (fake) war" or "Sitzkrieg" by the newspapers of the world. Two reasons existed for the period of inactivity by all nations. Hitler was using the time to consolidate Poland and re-equip his army. The Allies were busy trying to convince Belgium and the Netherlands to join them.