Axis powers

major alliance of World War II
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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.

World map of countries that fought in World War II: The Axis are in blue, the Allies are in green (those in light green entered after the attack on Pearl Harbor), and neutral countries are in grey.

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The most important Axis countries formed an alliance called the Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis Powers (1922 to 1945). They included:

All three countries had authoritarian governments, which were (and still are) often referred to as fascist.

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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:

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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:

  • Burma (Ba Maw regime)
  • India (Provisional Government of Free India)

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