The Axis powers were those nations opposed to the Allies in World War II, namely, Germany, Italy and Japan. These three powers were known as the "Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis," collectively engaged in imperialist operations ... More »

The "Axis Powers" is defined as the group of countries that signed the Tripartite Act in 1940, consisting of Germany, Italy and Japan. The term Axis Powers is sometimes broadened to include other countries that were alli... More »

The Axis alliance during World War II was headed by Germany, Italy and Japan. Other countries that were affiliated with the Axis included Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Thailand. More »

World War II was primarily a conflict between the Allies (the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Axis powers (Germany, Japan and Italy). The Axis also included Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, wh... More »

During World War II, the Allies fought against the Axis powers, which were made up of Germany, Japan and Italy. Other countries joined the Axis but did not commit as many soldiers to the battle or were simply too small t... More »

The Allied Powers, or Allies, refers to coalitions of primarily North American nations victorious over rival, central-European forces in World War I and World War II. The four nations that recurred as the main forces of ... More »

World War II ended on Aug. 15, 1945 when Japan became the final member of the Axis powers to surrender. The war in Europe ended on May 8, 1945 when Germany surrendered. More » History Modern History World War 2