Top Ten Most Powerful Countries In 1939

Which countries were the most powerful at the start of WW2?

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21 Greater Nepal

Greater Nepal is one of the most powerful but untold army force. I never seen about nepal army before this article. But they fought so bravely with others.

Ofc they are the strongest there is absolutely no question on that

22 Yugoslavia

Only Nation that freed themselves from occupation.

The best country of all time - strenger92

23 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Australia is a great country it should be top 10

Should be just under Canada

Australia should be in top 10

We had heaps of great soilders and did a helluva lot more than some countries in front of us

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24 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, more.

Like Some Minor Axis Powers


25 Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia was as many sources say the 10th strongest economy before the Munich pact in the world.

26 Czech Republic Czech Republic Czechia, officially the Czech Republic, is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.

They where better equipped than the Soviet and French armies and had better training, worst list

In 1935 They Formed As Czechslovakia Its Stronger Than Nazi Germans

27 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The language is Persian.
28 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second more.

I agree with others disagreeing with this. Pakistan was not a country until 1947. Until1947 it was still part of the British Empire as part of British India.

Pakistan is partitioned country of India in1947

Pakistan will have the strongest nuclear program in the world by 2020

Pakistan may not be in world Map after 2025.

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29 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Norway was just above 2.000.000 people in strenght when the war broke out, but did an ok job defending themself. The goverment and soldiers fled to the UK to help and fight from there, so I think they are worthy to be mentioned. Sorry for bad enghlish.

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30 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

I'm Irish and I got to say we're not so strong compared to everyone. But I'm sure we will put up a fight. I know we can't deffeat a invaison since men only had about 2.7 million people in the country. We only had an army of about 20,000. But, it would take a while to get us

31 New Zealand New Zealand

Incredibly modernised economy with citizens that punch well above their weight in every category.

32 Lithuania Lithuania
33 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
34 Belgium Belgium
35 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.
36 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia.

Even Nepal is a small country Nepali is really strongest people of the world.. GURKHA'S

37 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
38 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
39 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.

Your SSR?

40 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome.

Yes definitely!

It was very strong because everyone adds some $hitty country like Poland and Romania who were weak as $hit

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