Battle in World War II

By Pragat Muthu

Introduction to World War II

World War II was a war that incorporated the main powers and many lesser powers of the world. It officially lasted from 1939 to 1940 and was fought between to main groups of countries, the Axis and the Allies. The Axis was made up of Germany, Japan, Italy, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria. Unofficial partners include Finland, Thailand, and Iraq. The Allies was made up of Soviet Union, United States, United Kingdom, China, France, Poland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, British India, Yugoslavia, Greece, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Brazil, Mexico. The war started when Germany invaded Poland. This triggered the declaration of war on Germany by France and Britan