Axis powers explained

Conventional Long Name:Axis powers
Common Name:Axis
Noautocat:yes
Status:Military alliance
Continent:Europe
Era:World War II
Event Start:Anti-Comintern Pact
Year Start:1936
Date Start:November 25
Event End:Dissolved
Year End:1945
Event1:Pact of Steel
Date Event1:May 22, 1939
Event2:Tripartite Pact
Date Event2:September 27, 1940
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The Axis powers (German: Achsenmächte, Italian: Potenze dell'Asse, Japanese: {{Nihongo|枢軸国|Sūjikukoku