Second World War
AvARw WWII Thing
clockwise starting upper right: British tanks retreating at the Second Battle of El Alamein, Indian troops at the Third Battle of Hamburg, a British ship sinking in the Kategatt, Soviet bombers during the Battle of Britain, a Soviet survivor of the raising the flag at Lyon, a Nazi parade in Paris after the Fall of France

1939 (German-Soviet invasion of Poland)


1942 (signing of the Geneva Accords}


Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, the Pacific


Allied partial surrender, heavy territorial losses for France and Spain, reparations paid by Britain and France to Germany and the Soviet Union, India collapses into civil war


The Axis
Flag of Germany (AvA R-word) Germany
Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
Flag of Spain (1938 - 1945) Spain
Flag of Italy (1861-1946) Italy
Flag of the Czech Republic Czechoslovakia

Flag of Hungary (1920–1946) Hungary
Flag of Austria Austria
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

The Allies
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
Flag of France France
Flag of Belgium Belgium (until 1940)
Flag of the Netherlands The Netherlands (until 1940)
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg (until 1940)
Flag of Denmark Denmark (until 1940)
Flag of Poland Poland (1939)


Flag of Germany (AvA R-word) Albert Speer
Flag of Germany (AvA R-word) Erwin Rommel
Flag of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin
Flag of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Flag of Spain (1938 - 1945) Francisco Franco
Flag of Spain (1938 - 1945) Jose Sanjurjo

Flag of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill (1939 - 1941)
Flag of the United Kingdom Lord Halifax (1941 - 1942)
Flag of the United Kingdom Bernard Montgomery
Flag of France Eduard Daladier
Flag of France Charles de Gaulle


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Casualties and Losses

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