The Allies Of World War II Essay

1051 Words Oct 15th, 2015 null Page
World War II lasted from 1939 to 1945, and was a war that included many powerful nations. These nations formed two forces known as the Allies and the Axis. Adolf Hitler of Germany was the leader of the Axis powers, and it was because of his military relationships with Japan, Italy, Finland, Hungary, and Romania that formed that Axis powers. According to the journal article, Germany and the Axis Powers: From Coalition to Collapse (2005), “[the countries are] fully independent countries that contributed to materially to the Axis war effort, particularly against the Soviet Union.” The Allies of World War II included the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, France, China, Poland, Canada, and twenty other countries. The United States of America did not want to be involved in the war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii by Japan brought the United States military involved in the war in 1941. World War II saw many battles fought between the two forces, and saw the loss of many lives in all of the countries involved in the war. While there was close to thirty battles, there are eleven major battles that were important to the outcome of the war. The battle that is considered the most important battle in World War II is the Battle of Stalingrad. The Battle of Stalingrad took place in July of 1942 when the Nazi Army bombed the Soviet city of Stalingrad. According to The Battle of Stalingrad, “The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history, with…

Related Documents