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World War II
GreatWarMontage (Fashoda War)
Clockwise from top left: Austrian soldiers manning artillery in Ukraine during the invasion of Russia, British soldiers fighting in Morocco during the African Campaign, German aircraft preparing for an attack on Austria, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, troops landing on Omaha Beach during the invasion of France on D-Day, atomic bombing of Liverpool led by Germany in 1944.
Date 15 August 1941 - 22 July 1944
Location Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America,
Result Allied Victory
  • Emergence of the United States, Germany, Russia, and Japan as world powers
  • German annexation of German Austria
  • Collapse of the British and French Empires
  • Beginning of the Cold War
Allied Powers
U.S. flag (36 stars) United States
Flag of the German Empire Germany
Flag of Russia Russia
Flag of Italy (1861-1946) Italy
Flag of the Republic of China China
Flag of Poland Poland
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Civil Ensign of Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia
State flag of Greece (1863–1924;1935–73) Greece
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands
Flag of Wallonia Wallonia
Flag of Norway Norway

Client and puppet states:
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue) Philippines
Flag of the People's Republic of Mongolia (1940-1992) Mongolia
Flag of the Second East Turkestan Republic East Turkestan

Axis Powers
Österisches Reich flag Austria
Kings Colors by NuclearVacuum British Empire

Pavillon royal de la France France
Flag of the Confederate States (15 stars) Confederate States

Client and puppet states:
Ulster banner Northern Ireland
Flag of the British Raj (King of America) India
Flag of Prussia 1933 Prussian State

Flag of Finland Finland
Flag of Turkey Turkey
Bandera del Segundo Imperio Mexicano (1864-1867) Mexico

Commanders and leaders
US flag 48 stars Henry IV
US flag 48 stars Al Smith
US flag 48 stars Dwight D. Eisenhower
US flag 48 stars Douglas MacArthur
US flag 48 stars George C. Marshall
Flag of the German Empire Wilhelm III
Flag of the German Empire Franz von Papen
Flag of the German Empire Erwin Rommel
Flag of the German Empire Manfred von Richthofen
Flag of Russia Mikhail II
Flag of Russia Anton Denikin
Flag of Italy (1861-1946) Victor Emmanuel III
Flag of Italy (1861-1946) Benito Mussolini
Österisches Reich flag Adolf Hitler
Kings Colors by NuclearVacuum Edward VIII
Kings Colors by NuclearVacuum Oswald Mosley
Pavillon royal de la France Henry V
Pavillon royal de la France Charles Maurras
Flag of the Confederate States (15 stars) Sam Rayburn
Flag of the Confederate States (15 stars) George S. Patton
Flag of the Confederate States (15 stars) Nathan Bedford Forrest III
Flag of the Confederate States (15 stars) Lewis B. Puller

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1941 to 1944, through effects of the First World War and other conflicts. Marked by mass deaths of civilians, including the Holocaust (during which approximately 11 million people were killed) and the strategic bombing of industrial and population centres (during which approximately one million people were killed, including the use of two nuclear weapons in combat), it resulted in an estimated 50 million to 85 million fatalities. These made World War II the deadliest conflict in human history.

In a swift attack against Poland by Nazi Austria, Germany officially declared war on its neighbor; subsequently leading to France and the United Kingdom declaring war in favor of Austria. The Confederate States used this opportunity to