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This section will list all the country's that fought or were fought over during World War 2. Eventually each country will also be described in a fair amount of detail as to what role they played, be it as one of the Allies, as part of the Axis, or in some cases both. Neutral countries will also be described, but only in so far as their impact on military conflict.
 
 
Albania - World War 2 Flag Albania
Status: Independent (1938)
Type of Government: Monarchy
Religion: 66% Muslim and 34% Christian
Population: 1,500,000 (1938)
Albanians - 1,300,000
Greeks - 100,000
Macedonians - 100,000
Alignment (1938 - 1945):
Italian Colony
10th Apr 1939 - 8th Sep 1943
Occupied by Germany
8th Sep 1943 - ?? Dec 1944
Civil War
?? Dec 1944 - Jul 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Unknown
 
Australia - World War 2 Flag Australia
Status: Dominion of the British Commonwealth
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 7,700,000 (1939)
Australians - 7,625,000
Aboriginal - 75,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
3rd Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 31,200 Killed
 
Belgium - World War 2 Flag Belgium
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 8,367,000 (1939)
Flemish - 4,800,000
Walloons - 3,200,000
Germans - 300,000
Jews - 67,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 10th May 1940
Allied Partner
10th May 1940 - 28th May 1940
Occupied by Germany
28th May 1940 - 2nd Sep 1944
Allied Partner
2nd Sep 1944 - 8th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 9,096 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 11,000 Killed
Resistance - 16,000 Killed
Civilians - 30,500 Killed
Jews - 29,000 Killed
 
Brazil - World War 2 Flag Brazil
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democracy
Religion: Christian
Population: 41,000,000 (1942)
Portuguese - 26,650,000
Mulattos & Negroes - 14,350,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 22nd Aug 1942
Allied Partner
22nd Aug 1942 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1942 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 948 Killed
 
Bulgaria - World War 2 Flag Bulgaria
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 6,200,000 (1939)
Bulgars - 5,475,000
Turks - 620,000
Jews - 63,000
Remainder - 42,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 1st Mar 1941
Axis Partner
1st Mar 1941 - 8th Sep 1944
Soviet Satellite
8th Sep 1944 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1941 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 3,000 Killed
Soldiers (Allied) - 9,000 Killed
Partisans - 1,000 Killed
Civilians - 3,000 Killed
Soviet Occupation - 40,000 Killed
 
Canada - World War 2 Flag Canada
Status: Dominion of the British Commonwealth
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population : 11,500,000 (1939)
British - 8,000,000
French - 3,000,000
Aboriginals - 500,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 10th Sep 1939
Allied Partner
10th Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 44,893 Killed
 
China - World War 2 Flag China
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Warlord Alliance
Religion: Various
Population: 450,000,000 (1931)
Chinese - 447,000,000
Tibetans - 3,000,000
Alignment (1937 - 1945):
Isolated war with Japan
7th Jul 1937 - 7th Dec 1941
Allied Partner
7th Sep 1941 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Nationalist) - 1,500,000 Killed
Soldiers (Communist) - 500,000 Killed
Civilians - 11,500,000 Killed
 
Denmark - World War 2 Flag Denmark
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 4,100,000 (1939)
Danes - 4,094,000
Jews - 6,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 9th Apr 1940
Occupied by Germany
9th Apr 1940 - 4th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Neutral) - 13 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 4,000 Killed
Soldiers (Allied) - 1,886 Killed
Resistance - 1,300 Killed
Civilians - 4,000 Killed
Jews - 400 Killed
 
Estonia - World War 2 Flag Estonia
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Dictatorship
Religion: Christian
Population: 1,134,500 (1939)
Estonians - 1,000,000
Russians - 100,000
Volksdeutsch - 30,000
Jews - 4,500
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 16th Jun 1940
Occupied by Soviet Union
16th Jun 1940 - 27th Jul 1941
Axis Satellite
27th Jul 1941 - 22nd Sep 1944
Occupied by Soviet Union
22nd Sep 1944 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Neutral) - 200 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 5,000 Killed
Soldiers (Allied) - 2,000 Killed
Partisans - 1,000 Killed
Civilians - 2,800 Killed
Jews - 2,000 Killed
Soviet Occupation - 62,000 Killed
 
Finland - World War 2 Flag Finland
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democracy
Religion: Christian
Population: 4,000,000 (1939)
Finns - 3,598,000
Swedes - 400,000
Jews - 2,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 16th Jun 1940
Axis Partner
29th Jun 1941 - 7th Sep 1944
Neutral
7th Sep 1944 - 8th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Neutral) - 26,923 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 55,000 Killed
Civilians - 3,000 Killed
 
France - World War 2 Flag France
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democracy
Religion: Christian
Population: 40,800,000 (1939)
French - 38,890,000
Germans - 1,500,000
Jews - 300,000
Russians - 100,000
Italians - 10,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
3rd Sep 1939 - 25th Jun 1940
Occupied by Germany
25th Jun 1940 - 25th Aug 1944
Allied Partner
25th Aug 1944 - 8th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 132,437 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 19,500 Killed
Soldiers (POW's) - 60,000 Killed
Resistance - 107,000 Killed
Civilians - 79,000 Killed
Jews - 77,000 Killed
German Occupation - 26,000 Killed
Gypsies - 18,000 Killed
 
Germany - World War 2 Flag Germany
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Dictatorship
Religion: Christian
Population: 73,000,000 (1938)
Germans - 70,990,000
Poles - 1,000,000
Jews - 707,000
Russians - 200,000
Danes - 30,000
Gypsies - 28,000
Wends - 20,000
Frisians - 15,000
Lithuanians - 10,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Axis Partner
1st Sep 1939 - 8th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 3,350,000 Killed
Civilians - 3,043,000 Killed
Jews - 205,500 Killed
Gypsies - 20,000 Killed
 
United Kingdom - World War 2 Flag Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 46,000,000 (1939)
English - 38,000,000
Scots - 4,000,000
Welsh - 2,500,000
N. Irish - 1,500,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
3rd Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 298,950 Killed
Civilians - 64,000 Killed
 
Greece - World War 2 Flag Greece
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Dictatorship
Religion: Christian
Population: 7,460,00 (1939)
Greeks - 6,900,000
Turks - 190,000
Vlachs - 150,000
Macedonians - 81,000
Jews - 78,000
Chams - 30,000
Bulgars - 30,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 28th Oct 1940
Allied Partner
28th Oct 1940 - 23rd Apr 1941
Occupied by Italy, Germany, Bulgaria
23rd Apr 1941 - 18th Sep 1944
Civil War
28th Oct 1940 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 17,200 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 2,000 Killed
Civilians - 362,000 Killed
Jews - 67,000 Killed
Resistance - 55,000 Killed
 
Hungary - World War 2 Flag Hungary
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 8,000,000 (1937)
Magyars - 6,800,000
Volksdeutsch - 560,000
Szeklers - 400,000
Jews - 400,000
Slovaks - 160,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 20th Nov 1940
Axis Partner
20th Nov 1940 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 237,000 Killed
Civilians - 100,000 Killed
Jews - 268,000 Killed
Gypsies - 28,000 Killed
 
Iceland - World War 2 Flag Iceland
Status: Danish Possession
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 140,000 (1939)
Icelanders - 140,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 9th Apr 1940
Allied Partner
9th Apr 1940 - 4th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Unknown
 
India - World War 2 Flag India
Status: British Dominion
Type of Government: British Administration
Religion: Hindu and Moslem (Majority)
Population: 384,000,000 (1939)
Indians - 384,000,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
3rd Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 36,092 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 2,615 Killed
Civilians - 1,500,000 Killed
 
Italy - World War 2 Flag Italy
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Dictatorship
Religion: Christian
Population: 40,000,000 (1939)
Italians - 37,600,000
Friulis - 1,000,000
Sardinians - 1,000,000
Volksdeutsch - 200,000
Slovenians - 60,000
Croats - 60,000
French - 50,000
Catalans - 15,000
Greeks - 15,000
Albanians - 15,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 11th Jun 1940
Axis Partner
11th Jun 1940 - 8th Sep 1943
Occupied by Germany
8th Sep 1943 - 2nd May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 200,000 Killed
Soldiers (Allied) - 69,729 Killed
Partisans - 65,000 - Killed
Civilians - 144,000 Killed
Jews - 4,500 Killed
 
Japan - World War 2 Flag Japan
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Oligarchy
Religion: Buddhist
Population: 73,000,000 (1931)
Japanese - 73,000,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 7th Dec 1941
Axis Partner
7th Dec 1941 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1941 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 1,926,500 Killed
Civilians - 393,000 Killed
 
Luxembourg - World War 2 Flag Luxembourg
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 290,000 (1939)
Luxembourger's - 288,000
Jews - 2,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 10th May 1940
Occupied by Germany
15th May 1940 - Sep 1944
Allied Partner
Sep 1944 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 4,000 Killed
Civilians - 5,000 Killed
Jews - 1,000 Killed
 
Netherlands - World War 2 Flag Netherlands
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 8,900,000 (1939)
Dutch - 8,460,000
Frisians - 300,000
Jews - 140,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 10th May 1940
Allied Partner
10th May 1940 - 15th May 1940
Occupied by Germany
15th May 1940 - 7th May 1945
Allied Partner
8th May 1945 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 14,900 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 10,000 Killed
Resistance - 5,500 Killed
Civilians - 38,000 Killed
Jews - 102,000 Killed
 
New Zealand - World War 2 Flag New Zealand
Status: Dominion of the British Commonwealth
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 1,700,000 (1939)
New Zealanders - 1,605,000
Maori - 95,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
3rd Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 13,075 Killed
 
Norway - World War 2 Flag Norway
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 3,100,000 (1939)
Norwegians - 3,098,300
Jews - 1,700
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 9th Apr 1940
Occupied by Germany
9th Apr 1940 - 4th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 4,790 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 3,024 Killed
Resistance - 1,481 Killed
Civilians - 1,000 Killed
Jews - 762 Killed
 
Poland - World War 2 Flag Poland
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Dictatorship
Religion: Christian
Population: 34,325,000 (1939)
Poles - 24,358,000
Ukrainians - 4,857,000
Jews - 2,880,000
Byelorussians - 1,100,000
Volksdeutsch - 794,000
Gypsies - 36,000
Remainder - 300,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
1st Sep 1939 - 29th Sep 1939
Occupied by Germany
29th Sep 1939 - 17th Jan 1945
Allied Partner
17th Jan 1945 - 8th May 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 320,000 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 35,000 Killed
Partisans - 97,000 - Killed
Civilians - 2,900,000 Killed
Jews - 2,500,000 Killed
Gypsies - 24,000 Killed
 
Romaina - World War 2 Flag Romania
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 17,400,000 (1939)
Romanians - 12,840,000
Hungarians - 1,400,000
Ukrainians - 780,000
Volksdeutsch - 750,000
Jews - 728,000
Bulgars - 366,000
Gypsies - 260,000
Turks - 177,000
Remainder - 99,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 23rd Nov 1940
Axis Partner
23rd Nov 1940 - 23rd Aug 1944
Soviet Satellite
25th Aug 1944 - 7th May 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 306,000 Killed
Soldiers (Allied) - 64,000 Killed
Civilians - 5,000 Killed
Jews - 420,000 - Killed
Gypsies - 36,000 - Killed
Soviet Occupation - 75,000 Killed
 
South Africa - World War 2 Flag South Africa & Namibia
Status: Dominion of the British Commonwealth
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 11,400,000 (1939)
Natives - 9,000,000
Afrikaners - 1,200,000
British - 1,000,000
Other - 200,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Allied Partner
6th Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 3,863 Killed
 
Sweden - World War 2 Flag Sweden
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democratic Monarchy
Religion: Christian
Population: 6,500,000 (1939)
Swedes - 6.497,000
Lapps - 3,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1939 - 1945):
Soldiers (Axis) - 45 Killed
 
Thailand - World War 2 Flag Thailand
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Monarchic Dictatorship
Religion: Buddhist
Population: 17,000,000 (1939)
Thais - 15,300,000
Chinese - 1,000,000
Malay - 500,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 8th Dec 1941
Axis Partner
8th Dec 1941 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1940 - 1945):
Unknown
 
USA - World War 2 Flag United States of America (USA)
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Democracy
Religion: Christian
Population: 131,000,000 (1939)
British - 36,000,000
German - 32,500,000
Irish - 18,000,000
African - 14,500,000
Italian - 10,000,000
Other - 20,000,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 8th Dec 1941
Allied Partner
8th Dec 1941 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1941 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 408,200 Killed
Civilians - 1,000 Killed
 
USSR - World War 2 Flag Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
Status: Independent
Type of Government: Communist
Religion: Atheist
Population: 190,000,000 (1939)
Russians - 100,000,000
Ukrainians - 15,400,000
Uzbekis - 10,000,000
Kazakhs - 5,000,000
Byelorussians - 4,400,000
Azerbaijanis - 2,500,000
Tajiks - 2,500,000
Georgians - 2,100,000
Turkmen - 2,000,000
Jews - 1,907,000
Kyrgyz - 1,500,000
Armenians - 1,300,000
Kabardins - 700,000
Ossetians - 600,000
Chechens - 350,000
Volksdeutsch - 340,000
Tatars - 300,000
Bulgars - 200,000
Greeks - 125,000
Gagaus - 100,000
Others - 38,678,000
Alignment (1939 - 1945):
Neutral
1st Sep 1939 - 22nd Jun 1941
Allied Partner
22nd Jun 1941 - 8th May 1945
Neutral
8th May 1945 - 9th Aug 1945
Allied Partner
9th Aug 1945 - 2nd Sep 1945
Casualties (1941 - 1945):
Soldiers (Allied) - 13,300,000 Killed
Soldiers (Axis) - 408,000 Killed
Civilians - 6,500,000 Killed
Jews - 1,000,000 Killed
 
Source - World War Two Nation by Nation (J. Lee Ready - Published by Arms and Armour - ISBN 1-85409-290-1)
 
 
 
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