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

Banner o Soviet Union Soviet Union (1941–45)[lower-alpha 1]
Banner o Unitit States Unitit States (1941–45)
Banner o Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
 Cheenae (1937–45)
Banner o Fraunce Fraunce[lower-alpha 2]
Banner o Poland Poland
Banner o Canadae Canadae
Banner o Australie Australie
Banner o New Zealand New Zealand
 Sooth Africae
 Yugoslavie (1941–45)
 Greece (1940–45)
Banner o Denmark Denmark (1940–45)
Banner o Norawa Norawa (1940–45)
Banner o Netherlands Netherlands (1940–45)
Banner o Belgium Belgium (1940–45)
Banner o Czechoslovakie Czechoslovakie
Banner o Brazil Brazil (1942–45)
Banner o Mexico 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
Banner o Finland Finland (1941–44)
Banner o Thailand Thailand (1942–45)
 Iraq (1941)


Client and puppet states
Banner o Manchukuo Manchukuo
Banner o Italian Social Republic 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.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.