Axis powers
   The primary Axis powers were Germany, Italy, and Japan. The Axis developed in 1936 from a Treaty of Friendship between Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Mussolini’s fascist Italy. It became a formal alliance between the two nations in 1939, and Japan joined with the Tripartite Treaty on 27 September 1940. Hungary, Rumania, Slovakia, and Bulgaria joined in 1940. The Axis powers were opposed during World War II by the Allied powers. The Axis effectively ended with the surrender of Germany on 8 May 1945.

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