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The Axis and the Allies

The Axis and the Allies

What were the two sides in WWII?

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


Who was on which side in WWII?

Who was involved in WWII?


Below is a list of the countries that fought in the war and the side they were on.

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
  • Malta
  • 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.