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Much of the underlying reasons for Japan's entry into world war II on the side of the Axis powers are tied to the way that Japan was treated following WWI as well as during the Intervening years. Japan fought two major wars from the end of t...

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The Axis powers agreed on their opposition to the Allies, but did not completely coordinate their activity. The Axis grew out of the diplomatic efforts of Germany, Italy and Japan to secure their own specific expansionist interests in the mid-1930s. The first step was the treaty signed by Germany and Italy in October 1936.

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Why Did Japan Join Forces With Germany During World War II? CULTURE; ... To understand the 1940 Tripartite Act which created the Axis powers, one has to go deeper into Japanese-German relations. First, I think it is important to note that modern Japan and Germany are fairly similar.

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On July 7, 1937, Japan invaded China to initiate the war in the Pacific. The German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, unleashed the European war. Italy entered World War II on the Axis side on June 10, 1940, as the defeat of France became apparent. Germany Pressures other States to Join the Axis

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The Axis powers united to take on the Allied forces and, in July of 1937, the war spread to the Pacific with the Japanese invasion of China. The Axis alliance grew out of the Anti-Comintern Pact, signed by Germany and Japan to refute Communism. Italy joined this pact in November of 1937.

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Japan had an alliance with Germany, as both countries had interests that conflicted with Russia. It made sense for Japan to join the Axis Powers during World War 2. ...

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Japan had an alliance with Germany, as both countries had interests that conflicted with Russia. It made sense for Japan to join the Axis Powers during World War 2. ...

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Japan joined the axis because the axis did not get in the way of its plans to dominate Asia, whereas the U.S. and Britain did. Germany allowed the Japanese to join soley to give the U.S. a thorn in its side if war should come.

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During the war a number of other countries joined the Axis, induced by coercion or promises of territory or protection by the Axis powers. They included Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia (after Czechoslovakia had divided in 1939) in November 1940, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia in March 1941, and, after the wartime breakup of Yugoslavia, Croatia (June 1941).

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After signing the Axis agreement, Japan did not join the war against Britain. Japan did seize the French colony of Indo-China (Vietnam) which brought about American sanctions. Japan had been at war with China since 1937. Japanese planners in 1941 pondered their course of action, especially after Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941.