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

AdenCosta RicaMalaya
Anglo-Egyptian SudanDominican RepublicMuscat and Oman
ArgentinaDutch East IndiesNauru
AustraliaDutch West IndiesNetherlands
Australian New GuineaEcuadorNew Caledonia
Australian PapuaEgyptNew Hebrides
BahamasFijiNew Zealand
BarbadosFrench Equatorial AfricaNicaragua
BelgiumGibraltarNorth Borneo
BermudaGilbert and Ellice IslandsNorway
BrazilGreecePanama Canal Zone
British CameroonsGreenlandPeru
British GuianaGuamPhilippines
British Leeward IslandsGuatemalaPoland
British PalestineGuernseyPuerto Rico
British SomalilandHaitiSarawak
British West AfricaHawaiiSharjah
British Western Pacific TerritoriesHong KongSingapore
British Windward IslandsIndiaSouth Africa
CanadaJamaicaUS Pacific Islands
CeylonJerseyUS Virgin Islands
Christmas IslandLiberia

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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