Australian servicemen fought in campaigns against Germany and Italy in Europe, the Mediterranean and Answer Australia's relationship with Britain at the time was weak and Australia's involvement would strengthen the bond. Also the Australian prime minister Robert Menzies was pro-British and most Australians supported in his belief to help Britain.They fought against Japan in South-east Asia and in other parts of the Pacific. The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) participated in operations against Italy after its entry into the war in June 1940. A few Australians flew in the Battle of Britain in August and September of the 1940, but the Australian Army was not engaged in combat until 1941, when the 6th, 7th and 9th Divisions joined Allied operations in the Mediterranean and North Africa.
Australia was in the war from the very beginning to the very end. Australian Prime Minister Menzies declared that Australia was at war with Germany on the same day thatdid. Initially of course Australian personnel (Army, Air Force & Navy) were deployed in Europe, often under British command, but after Pearl Harbour and the fall of Singapore, Australians generally felt that the national priority was defending Australia against the oncoming Japanese, who were bombing towns in northern Australia, and seemed to be preparing an invasion. This change of focus became a point of sharp contention between the Australian and UK governments - Churchill did not want Australian forces switched from the war against Germany, but despite this, Prime Minister John Curtin withdrew a substantial force from North Africa to aid in Australia's defence. Subsequently, Australian troops inflicted the first significant defeat on the Japanese, driving them back to the northern coast of (immediately to Australia's north), and participating in other campaigns in SE Asia. Incidentally, US General MacArthur had his regional HQ in Brisbane, Australia. Another outstanding contribution from Australian troops was in the North African struggle against Rommel.
39,366 deaths 575,799 served
Increased involvement in the war
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It was not the start of World War 2, but it was the beginning of the U.S.'s involvement in the war.
Supplying Allies with weapons
The Japanesse surrender.
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Reasons for Australia's InvolvementAustralia was a colony of Great Britain.
Yes, particularly General Tom Nellis.
Almost every American wanted American involvement in World War Two after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Italy was involved greatly in world war 2. that is all i know. good luck finding information on the subject.
Hirohito was the Japenese Emperor during World War 2 and he had control over the Imperial Japense forces at that time.
In May 1940 Germany invaded Luxembourg.
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Self defense, the US was attacked.
Self defense (Pearl harbor).
It was invaded by Germany in the winter wars with the USSR...
The Nonaggression pact with Germany.
Yes, Germany was like my bootyhole.
Not until after Pearl harbor
fighting on the western front
The Chinese had been at war with Japan since the early 1930's.
From supplying the weapons of war to becoming the primary combatant.