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

AlaskaCosta RicaLuxembourg
Anglo-Egyptian SudanDenmarkMalta
ArgentinaDominican RepublicMexico
AustraliaDutch East IndiesMuscat and Oman
Australian New GuineaDutch West IndiesNauru
Australian PapuaEcuadorNetherlands
BahamasEgyptNew Caledonia
BahrainEthiopiaNew Hebrides
BarbadosFijiNew Zealand
BermudaFrench Equatorial AfricaNicaragua
BrazilGibraltarNorth Borneo
British CameroonsGilbert and Ellice IslandsNorway
British GuianaGreecePanama Canal Zone
British Leeward IslandsGreenlandPeru
British PalestineGuamPhilippines
British SomalilandGuatemalaPoland
British West AfricaGuernseyPuerto Rico
British Western Pacific TerritoriesHaitiSarawak
British Windward IslandsHawaiiSharjah
BruneiHong KongSingapore
BurmaIndiaSouth Africa
ChileJamaicaUS Pacific Islands
ChinaJerseyUS Virgin Islands
Christmas IslandKenya

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

AfghanistanIcelandPortuguese Timor
DanzigIrelandSan Marino
EstoniaLatviaSaudi Arabia
French AntillesLiechtensteinSpain
French CamerounLithuaniaSpanish Morocco
French IndochinaMadagascarSweden
French MoroccoMonacoSwitzerland
French PolynesiaPortugalTunisia
French SomalilandPortuguese IndiaTurkey
French Syria and LebanonPortuguese MacauUruguay
French West AfricaPortuguese MozambiqueVatican City

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