What countries were involved in the Allied campaign during World War 2 and in what month and year did each join the effort?
Poland: 1 September 1939
Britain, France: 3 September 1939
Canada: 9 September 1939
Norway, Denmark: 9 April 1940 (upon invasion)
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands: 10 May 1940 (upon invasion)
Czechoslovakian government-in-exile: 21 July 1940
Greece: 28 October 1940 (upon invasion)
Yugoslavia: 27 March 1941 (left Axis after a coup)
Soviet Union: 22 June 1941 (upon invasion by Nazi Germany)
United States: 7 December 1941 (Pearl Harbor attack by Japanese)
China: 9 December 1941 (parts of China already occupied by Japan since early 1930s)
Mexico: 1 June 1942
Brazil: 22 August 1942
Iran: 9 September 1943
Ecuador: 2 February 1945
Paraguay: 8 February 1945
Peru: 12 February 1945
Uruguay: 14 February 1945
Turkey: 25 February 1945
Argentina: 28 March 1945
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