Think you are an expert when it comes to historical warfare? WWI pitted the Axis Powers or Central Powers, against the Allied Powers. The Axis Powers were the German Empire, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria. The main players of the Allied Powers were France, the British Empire, and Russia, who fought from the very beginning of the war. Ultimately, there were many countries involved on each side, with the U.S. joining the Allies at the very end of the war. It was truly the first global conflict on this massive scale.
The events and results of World War I set World War II in motion. The main Allies in World War II were Russia, China, America, and the United Kingdom. The Axis Powers were comprised mainly of Germany, Italy, and Japan. These wars changed the world forever, and are still objects of discussion, controversy, and study to this day. They were the first wars to truly involve global cooperation and global devastation. They were fought throughout the Americas, Eurasia, and the world's oceans. They set the stage for the next 100 years of geopolitical triumphs, failures, and problems.
If you are a war buff who knows World War I and World War II inside and out, see if you know which Axis loss happened during which war with this quiz!