07/05/1939 Germany and Italy announce an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis
Tripartite Pact - Axis Alliance [WWII]
WWII Factions: The German Army
WWII Factions: The Italian Army
The Axis grew out of the diplomatic efforts of Germany, Italy, and Japan to secure their own specific expansionist interests in the mid-1930s. The first step was the treaty signed by Germany and Italy. Benito Mussolini declared that all other European countries would from then on rotate on the Rome–Berlin axis, thus creating the term Axis.
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