World War II

World War II, also called Second World War, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during the years 1939–45. The principal belligerents were the Axis powersGermanyItaly, and Japan—and the Allies—FranceGreat Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and, to a lesser extent, China.

We’re currently in maintenance for our World War I & II areas whilst this is a new area of our archive. While we’re working on getting content here, feel free to check out the other areas of our archive, such as the newly formed Revolutionary War biography page!