Warld War II

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Warld War II
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Clockwise frae tap left: Cheenese forces in the Battle o Wanjialing, Australian 25-pounder guns durin the First Battle o El Alamein, German Stuka dive bombers on the Eastren Front winter 1943–1944, US naval force in the Lingayen Gulf, Wilhelm Keitel signin the German Instrument o Surrender, Soviet troops in the Battle o Stalingrad
Date 1 September 1939 (1939-09-01) – 2 September 1945 (1945-09-02) (&00000000000000060000006 years, &00000000000000010000001 day)
Location Europe, Paceefic, Atlantic, Sooth-East Asie, Cheenae, Middle East, Mediterranean an Africae, briefly North an Sooth Americae
Result Allied victory
Belligerents
Allies

 Soviet Union (1941–45)[lower-alpha 1]
 Unitit States (1941–45)
 Unitit Kinrick
 Cheenae (1937–45)
 Fraunce[lower-alpha 2]
 Poland
 Canadae
 Australie
 New Zealand
 Sooth Africae
 Yugoslavie (1941–45)
 Greece (1940–45)
 Denmark (1940–45)
 Norawa (1940–45)
 Netherlands (1940–45)
 Belgium (1940–45)
 Czechoslovakie
 Brazil (1942–45)
 Mexico (1942–45)
...an ethers


Client an puppet states
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg Philippines (1941–45)
Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1940-1992).svg Mongolie (1941–45)
...an ethers

Axis

 Germany
 Japan
 Italy (1940–43)
 Hungary (1941–45)
 Romanie (1941–44)
 Bulgarie (1941–44)


Co-belligerents
 Finland (1941–44)
 Thailand (1942–45)
 Iraq (1941)


Client and puppet states
 Manchukuo
 Italian Social Republic (1943–45)
 Croatie (1941–45)
 Slovakie
...an ethers

Commanders an leaders
Soviet Union Joseph Stalin
Unitit States Franklin D. Roosevelt
Unitit Kinrick Winston Churchill
Republic o Cheenae (1912–1949) Chiang Kai-shek
...an ethers
Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Empire o Japan Hirohito
Kinrick o Italy Benito Mussolini
...an ethers
Casualties an losses
Militar dead:
Ower 16,000,000
Civilian dead:
Over 45,000,000
Total dead:
Over 61,000,000 (1937–45)
...further details
Militar dead:
Ower 8,000,000
Civilian dead:
Over 4,000,000
Total dead:
Over 12,000,000 (1937–45)
...further details

Warld Weir II, or the Seicont Warld Weir (aften abbreviatit as WWII or WW2), wis a global weir that began in 1939 an endit in 1945. It inrowed a muckle majority o the warld's kintras—includin aw o the great pouers—eventually formin twa opponin militar alliances: the Feres an the Axis.

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  1. 23 August 1939, the USSR an Germany sign non-aggression pact, secretly dividin Eastren Europe intae spheres o influence. USSR armistice wi Japan 16 September 1939; invades Poland 17 September 1939; attacks Finland 30 September 1939; forcibly incorporates Baltic States Juin 1940; takes eastren Romanie 4 Julie 1940. 22 Juin 1941, USSR is invaded bi European Axis; USSR aligns wi kintras fichtin Axis.
  2. Efter the fall o the Third Republic in 1940, the de facto govrenment wis the Vichy Regime. It conductit pro-Axis policies till November 1942 while remainin formally neutral. The Free French Forces, based oot o Lunnon, wur recognized bi aw Allies as the offeecial govrenment in September 1944.