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www.quora.com/Why-did-Italy-join-the-Axis

A lot went into Italy joining the axis. It came down to three main points: Italy felt wronged by the treaty of Versailles, Benito Mussolini followed Hitler, and The rise of Fascism Following World War One which Italy had fought on the allies side ...

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The Allied Powers, led by Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union, defeated the Axis in World War II. Italy Italy was the first Axis partner to give up: it surrendered to the Allies on September 8, 1943, six weeks after leaders of the Italian Fascist Party deposed Fascist leader and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

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The Axis Powers were one of two major military alliances during World War II. They consisted of Germany, Japan, and Italy. The opposing side, consisting of many countries including Britain, France, and Poland, was known as the Allies. Although the Axis nations did not develop cooperating institutions in regards to foreign policy like the Allies ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axis_Powers

The Axis powers (German: Achsenmächte; Italian: Potenze dell'Asse; Japanese: 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku), also known as "Rome–Berlin–Tokyo Axis" were the nations that fought in World War II against the Allies.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 ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-we-call-axis-powers-axis-powers-180960980

Why We Call the Axis Powers the Axis Powers On this day in 1936, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini declared an axis between Berlin and Rome, coining a term that would be used by both sides in WWII ...

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The connections among the Axis powers were strengthened by a full military and political alliance between Germany and Italy (the Pact of Steel, May 22, 1939) and by the Tripartite Pact, signed by all three powers on September 27, 1940, one year after Germany’s invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II. During the war a number of other countries joined the Axis, induced by coercion ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-pact-of-steel-is-signed-the-axis-is-formed

On May 22, 1939, Italy and Germany agree to a military and political alliance, giving birth formally to the Axis powers, which will ultimately include Japan.

learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/13/oct-13-1943-italy-switches-sides-in...

On Oct. 13, 1943, one month after Italy surrendered to Allied forces, it declared war on Nazi Germany, its onetime Axis powers partner. Italy was led into the war by Benito Mussolini, the fascist prime minister who had formed an alliance with Nazi Germany in 1936.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/romania-becomes-an-axis-power

On November 23, 1940, Romania signs the Tripartite Pact, officially allying itself with Germany, Italy and Japan. As early as 1937, Romania had come under control of a fascist government that bore ...

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After President Obama's recent visit to Hiroshima, my heart was warmed to see how much Japan and America's relationship has grown from bitter enemies to great friends. While there are, of course, hard-liners in both countries that try to continue fanning the flames of hatred, much of the wounds inflicted by histories greatest and most terrible war have, for the most part, healed considerab...