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  • proper n. The fascist alliance between mainly Germany, Italy, Japan, and a few other countries, during World War II, against the Allies.

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Examples

  • For the better part of the year, an unprecedented mass of humanity around the world is either in the line of fire or following the barrage of carnage and barbarism flooding each radio dispatch and cinema newsreel heralding the Axis Powers' defeat.

    G. Roger Denson: Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left

  • It was an era of guerre a outrance, or war without limit, with Nazi Germany and the Axis Powers, and then the Soviet Union and its satellites, threatening America's and the West's liberal democratic values and our, and our allies', very existence.

    The Political Consequences Of The Peace

  • Less well known are the simultaneous contributions of their foreign subsidiaries to the Axis Powers.

    Robert Gibbs and Obama: no more Mr. nice guy

  • Soon it will have exceeded, by twice, the time it took to defeat the Axis Powers on two fronts in a World War.

    Vietghanistan; You Wouldn't Lie To me, Would You?

  • It is not worth commenting on your claim of a connection between a certain Palestinian and the Nazis when it is well documented that the outlawed Jewish terrorist groups - who hung British soldiers and slaughtered innocent people - in Mandated Palestine also made overtures to the Axis Powers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • If nonviolence could work against Axis Powers, as it did in Denmark, it can against the Axis of Evil, too.

    Nathan Schneider: Who Carries the Burden of Peace?

  • If I were to tell you that I witnessed the end of WWII, the surrender of the Axis Powers to the Allies in 1945, you might begin to wonder a bit about my age.

    Archive 2009-04-19

  • Jewish service in World War II such as my grandfather's had been taken for granted as part of the total war effort America waged against the Axis Powers.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The game supposes that the automobile accident in which a car hit a young Winston Churchill in New York on December 13th 1931 proved fatal – and that without his inspirational speeches to galvanise the Allies, the course of the Second World War took a very different route, with the Axis Powers even invading America.

    Genealogue Challenge #117

  • In all these cases, the administration argued that a series of World War II-era opinions, largely forgotten before 9/11, empowered it to fight 21st century terrorist groups with the same sweeping authority Presidents Roosevelt and Truman asserted against the Axis Powers in the 1940s.

    Bush Misread War-Powers Cases

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