Most Powerful Countries of World War IIzxm This list is based on both axis and allied forces .
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The Germans made the first operational jet, largest European battleship ever, first ballistic missile, first radio controlled bomb, the Gustav and Dora gun, etc. The Germans were only defeated because of their terrible allies, the fact that they were basically against the world, and because Hitler made poor military and social mistakes including the holocaust which wasted manpower and money. When it comes down to it Germany had better technology and training and the allies only had sheer number. The Germans took out the 5th largest military in 20 days (Poland) and killed well over triple their casualties. The Tiger tank took out 5 Sherman tanks for every Tiger. They probably had the top 3 tanks in the war. That is why I voted Germany for the top WWII country.
Germany was alone against everyone so that they really got that far and reached so mutch showed that they were very strong
Strong military power to defeat country by country
They invaded almost all of Western Europe. They got Poland, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, and France. They were also doing good at the start in Operation Barbarossa, but after battle of Moscow was won by Soviet Union, they got screwed. - AStumpedHumanV 9 Comments
Honestly this was extremely hard to decide. But I have to say that America might not have had as many soldiers in Europe as Soviet but that's because they had to focus on Japan and still got extremely far in Europe (at least 1/3 of nazi land at farthest expansion) with only help from really Britain. Also better tech and nukes.
Completely beat Japan in the pacific, even when the japanese were there first, had the higher ground (By literally and also they knew the lay of land.) Also, the japanese fought with more barbarous deadly tactics. But Europe was for russians, and Japan was for americans - SoldierOfFortune
War would have been lost if we were not involved
It had the biggest ecominey thenV 15 Comments
Russia took on 80% of the Germany army (The most powerful in the world at the time), the entire Romanian, Hungarian, and Bulgarian, and Finnish armies, and liberated more then half of Europe, including dozens of countries, and did it all by themselves. The Americans only liberated France Netherlands and Belgium, and needed British, Canadian and French resistance help, and still had a hard time.
The soviets didn't fight back the Germans because of their military but because the Germans didn't have winter equipment so their weapons and tank froze and look at history the soviets made crappy planes compared to America and other nations around the world
The Soviet Union was the sole force who was directly able to fight the Nazis. They could have won World War 2 all on their own.
Everybody MUST recognize that the USSR was more powerful than America during WW2, and I'm saying this as an american. Though the American and British invasion of Normandy was a decisive battle that may have decided the fate of the war, it is fully possible that thr Russians could ahve won the war by themselvesV 13 Comments
Yes the British took the bulk of the beating in the beginning and fought honorably. But if the US would have only declared war on the Japanese and not the nazis, then Germany would have conquered all of Western Europe by the end of 1942...
Don't you love it when German is also Japan apparently considering Japan bombed pearl harbor not Germany
I'm from Britain but lets face it I Winston Churchill didn't become prime minister we would have been under Nazi control
The US did not win the war for us, despite popular propaganda, most historians that aren't tainted by patriotism will tell you the US profited of war-bonds, while their impact is far from small it holds nothing against the 4 years of young British blood spilled fighting the Germans. We were by far the prominent force with Russia wimping out and France getting their ass kicked. The war was set to be won it was clear the population of Germany was beginning to revolt against Adolf Hitler, the US just allowed Veterans of the UK army to be moved to the front line allowing the war to be quickly finished in under half a year after that.V 5 Comments
The Japanese had 3 million men against the Chinese and the Chinese had over 20 million. Took over Burma, Indonesia, New guinea, Most of the Pacific, most of the Chinese coast, threatened Australia, and even took some of Alaska! However, the naval fleet was no match for them Americans. Not to mention the Nukes that ended their fighting chances.
Strong for their tiny size - SoldierOfFortune
Complete maniacs in ww2 but they did well
They invaded china and some other countries. They are stronkV 1 Comment
Love you india...proud to be indian
Â€śGreeks donâ€™t fight like heroes, heroes fight like Greeksâ€ť
Canada's good in military they have the best snipers in the world
Canada ended the war as the 4th largest in the world.
Poland may have lost a couple of wars but they won back their country but now they are VERY strong
It's THE UPRISING OF POLAND!
Franco was there, so they couldn't participate
Wasn't even in WW2
Actually they did do support to Germany in the war. Just neutral but Spain supported Germany. - AStumpedHuman
It was one of the strongest country in Europe. Remove kebab.
Weakest major participant of WW2. Germany did all the fighting for them. Couldn't even take on the lone British alone. Even Greece was beating them by themselves until the Germans came to help Italy. The only country Italy took by itself was Albania, which virtually had No military, same with Ethiopia at the time.
It defend their mainland against the Japanese devils for about 8 years!
The Chinese front was the Eastern front of the Asian theatre
Well, at least we tried. We only had like 6-7 million back then
Haha, no, we were hopeless - BrianScott01
They did their best - Vincent_Caldwell
They managed to fight on two fronts
They did nothing.
I little help in important wars in Italy 1943-45
Mexico participated with their aerial forces
It did exist but part of the Soviet union
So Russia is here twice - AStumpedHuman
Ireland was one of the most powerful countries during WW2 by letting the UK use their air space, and that was a big threat as they didn't know whether they could surprisingly invade them. This shows great strength by,egging them use this as it shows no fear!
France was able to stand up to a combined Nazi Germany and Italy for almost a week.
They were taken over!
France has been occupied during about 4 years, thanks to the allies US, UK.., General De Gaulle, the great famous General Delatre deTassigny who le the Armistice Army against Vichy (PĂ©tain).
I don't think Pakistan was a country at that time. They were a part of India before 1947. - zxm
Dumbass Japan missed a lot of Islands but we got raped by naval attacks.
It sucks and surrender to the japan without a fight! What a useless axis nation in ww2!
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