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World War II Axis Powers and Allied Powers
Transcript of World War II Axis Powers and Allied Powers
Allies & Axis The
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Casey Bundy United States Britain France U.S.S.R. Poland The
Axis Germany Italy Japan Hungary Bulgaria Bibliography Leaders: Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman Leader: Winston Churchill Leader: Charles de Gaulle Leader: Joseph Stalin Leader: Edward Smigly-Rydz Leader: Adolf Hitler Leader: Benito Mussolini Leader: General Hideki Tojo Leader: Admiral Miklos Horthy Leader: King Boris III Germany started WWII by overturning the Versailles Treaty, trying to recover lost territory from WWI.
Hitler led the Nazis, a group of people who took it upon their selves to get rid of "imperfect people", with concentration camps, mass open air shooting, death marches, and other cruel acts. In 1936, Mussolini and Hitler joined as axis
In 1943, Italy tried to surrender to the allies, but Germany wouldn't let them.
By the end of the war, over 300,000 Italian men, many young, were killed.
By the end of the war, the Italian economy was falling apart. Japan entered the war to expand their empire for resources.
In 1937, Japan began a war against China.
On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the U.S. on Pearl Harbor.
The Japanese took over Burma, Singapore, Malaya, and the Dutch East Indies. In 1940, Hungary joined the axis bribed by Germany.
Horthy joined the war to please Hitler, and to keep Hungary's independence.
Hungary entered the war in 1941, against the U.S.S.R. Bulgaria joined the axis in 1941.
In 1944, Bulgaria was invaded by the U.S.S.R.
After being taken over by the U.S.S.R., Bulgaria declared war on Germany. Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001288.html>.
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"World War Two in Europe Timeline." The History Place. N.p., 1996. Web. 9 Oct. 2012. <http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm>. The United States was neutral at the start of the war.
This nation entered the war because Japan attacked the island of Pearl Harbor in 1941. This was due to a trade disagreement. Great Britain was one of the first to fight in the war.
The country attempted to talk their way into peace with Germany.
Britain joined forces with Poland, since Germany attacked Poland, even when warned not to. France also desired peace with Germany. France joined Great Britain in this action.
After the invasion of Poland, France declared war on Germany.
France lost the six-month war against Germany; The German occupation of France aided in this. Russia was extremely despised by Germany.
In 1939, the two nations signed a peace document.
Joseph Stalin was mostly responsible for the several wars against him. Poland was in the center of war at the start of World War II.
Many Poles were forced out of their homes during the invasions.
Germany occupied large fractions of Poland.
Though weak in equipment and soldiers, Poland attempted to retaliate against Germany.