The empires complete history of the world richard overy pdf Italy, Japan, and Germany dissolved. 1945 but some started fighting in 1937. Between 30 and 50 million people died. 7 July 1937, as the start.
German invasion of Poland by declaring war on Germany. By 1941, much of Europe was under German control. The Japanese victories were stopped in 1942, and the European Axis victories were also stopped by 1943, both in North Africa and in the Soviet Union. After that, the Allies started to fight back from all sides. In 1944, the Allies invaded France, heading towards Germany, while the Soviets kept closing in from the East.
Japan formally surrendered on 2 September 1945. The war ended with the Allied victory. This was because European power was weakened from the war. The countries that joined the war were on one of two sides: the Axis and the Allies. There were many meetings to create the alliance between these countries. As the war continued, some Axis countries changed to join the Allies instead.
In June 1941, the Soviet Union joined the Allies, after Germany attacked it. Empires which sided with the Central Powers were destroyed. Central Powers, died as well. He promised to make Italy a great power by creating its colonial empire. In 1936, the KMT and the communists agreed to stop fighting against each other to fight Japan instead. The war ended with the nationalist victory, supported by Italy and Germany. Germany, so that Hitler would promise to stop taking more land.