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Britain Since the 1930s

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The Axis and the Allies

What were the two sides in World War Two?

The war was fought chiefly between two major alliances: the Axis and the Allies.

The Axis

  • German
  • Italy
  • Japan

Slovakia (Nov. 1940)
Hungary (Nov. 1940)
Romania (Nov. 1940)
Bulgaria (March 1941)

The Allies

  • Australia,
  • Belgium,
  • Brazil,
  • Canada,
  • China,
  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Denmark,
  • Estonia,
  • France,
  • Greece,
  • India,
  • Latvia,
  • Lithuania,
  • The Netherlands,
  • New Zealand,
  • Norway,
  • Poland,
  • South Africa,
  • United Kingdom,
  • United States,
  • USSR,
  • Yugoslavia

and others.

The Tripartite Pact of September 27, 1940, allied (brought together) Germany, Italy, and Japan.

The Allies included:

  • Commonwealth countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada
  • Countries in the British Empire such as India.


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