World War II Countries

Major Axis Nations


Minor Axis Nations and Possessions

AlbaniaHungaryMarshall Islands
AustriaItalian EritreaRomania
BulgariaItalian SomalilandTaiwan
Caroline IslandsKoreaThailand
FinlandMariana Islands

Major Allied Nations

United KingdomUnited States

Minor Allied Nations and Possessions

AbyssiniaDenmarkMalaya and Singapore
AdenDutch East IndiesMalta
AlaskaDutch West IndiesMexico
Anglo-Egyptian SudanFijiNetherlands
AustraliaFranceNew Hebrides
Australian New GuineaGibraltarNew Zealand
Australian PapuaGilbert and Ellice IslandsNewfoundland
BelgiumGreeceNorth Borneo
BrazilGuernseyPanama Canal Zone
British SomalilandHawaiiPhilippines
British Western Pacific TerritoriesHong KongPoland
BruneiIndiaPuerto Rico
CanadaIraqSouth Africa
ChinaKenyaUS Pacific Islands
Christmas IslandLuxembourgUS Virgin Islands

Note: This list excludes Soviet Union nations. These nations are listed in another section below.

Major Soviet Nation


Minor Soviet Nations and Possessions


Note: In Europe, Soviet Union invaded Poland together with Germany in 1939 and only joined the Allies in mid-1941. In Asia, the Soviet Union had a neutrality pact in place with Japan until the final few days of WW2.

Neutral and Non-Belligerent Nations

DanzigIrelandPortuguese Timor
EstoniaLatviaSan Marino
French Equatorial AfricaLiechtensteinSaudi Arabia
French IndochinaLithuaniaSpain
French MoroccoMadagascarSweden
French SomalilandMonacoSwitzerland
French Syria and LebanonPortugalTunisia
French West AfricaPortuguese IndiaTurkey
IcelandPortuguese MacauVatican City

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