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Allies of World War II

United Nations
1939–1945
 *      Allies and their colonies *      Allies entering after the attack on Pearl Harbor *      Axis powers and co-belligerents *      Neutral powers and their colonies    The "Big Four": *  Soviet Union (from June 1941) *  United States (from December 1941) *  United Kingdom *  China (since July 1937)     Occupied countries with governments-in-exile: *  Ethiopia *  Free France *  Poland *  Yugoslavia *  Greece *  Netherlands *  Belgium *  Norway *  Czechoslovakia *  Luxembourg     Other Allied combatant states: *  India *  Canada *  Australia *  New Zealand *  South Africa *  Philippines *  Brazil *  Mongolia *  Mexico     Former Axis powers or co-belligerents: *  Italy (from September 1943) *  Romania (from August 1944) *  Bulgaria (from September 1944) *  Finland (from September 1944)
  •      Allies and their colonies
  •      Allies entering after the attack on Pearl Harbor
  •      Axis powers and co-belligerents
  •      Neutral powers and their colonies

The "Big Four":

Occupied countries with governments-in-exile:

Other Allied combatant states:

Former Axis powers or co-belligerents:
Status Military alliance
Historical era World War II
• Anglo-Polish alliance
31 Mar 1939
• Tehran Conference
Nov–Dec 1943
• Bretton Woods Conference
1–15 Jul 1944
4–11 Feb 1945
Apr–Jun 1945
Jul–Aug 1945

The Allied Powers (or Allies of World War II) were a group of nations that fought against the Axis countries in World War II. They were successful in defeating the Axis nations. The war ended in 1945. The group of nations was later named the United Nations by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. The main great powers, sometimes called "The Big Three", were the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union.

Some of the powers fought for a short time. Romania, Bulgaria, and Finland fought from 1944-1945 and before that were Axis powers.

These nations were:

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