Axis countries and Axis Powers are the names for some countries that fought together against the Allies during World War II. The war ended in 1945 with the Axis powers losing and their alliances broken.
Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis Powers change
The most important Axis countries formed an alliance called the Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis Powers (1922 to 1945). They included:
- Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler
- Kingdom of Italy under Benito Mussolini
- Empire of Japan under Hirohito
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Subsequent signatories of the Tripartite Pact change
In addition to the main three countries, the less important Axis countries were:
Other countries that helped the Axis without being a part of them were:
Co-belligerent states change
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- Denmark signed treaty of mutual non-aggression.
- Spain was neutral, but gave non-military assistance.
- Vichy France agreed not to resist after Northern France was conquered. Allowed (forced?) to allow Japan to occupy French Indochina.
Several new or rebel governments that were created by the Axis during the war are: