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Hitler wanted to control Europe. Japan wanted to control the Pacific. The feeling was that if the Allies were busy on two war fronts, they would be far weaker giving both Germany AND Japan a better chance to win.

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What day did japan joined the axis powers?

Japan joined the Axis powers on 9/27/1940 .

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