Allies of World War I

Allies of World War I, Group of countries that fought against the Central Powers in World War I.

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Group of countries that fought against the Central Powers in World War I See also: Allies of World War II

Major European diplomatic alignments shortly before the war

The Allies of World War I or Entente Powers were a coalition of countries led by France, Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan and the United States against the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria and their colonies during the First World War (1914–1918).

By the end of the first decade of the 20th century, the major European powers were divided between the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance. The Triple Entente was made up of France, Britain, and Russia. The Triple Alliance was originally composed of Germany, Austria–Hungary, and Italy, but Italy remained neutral in 1914. As the war progressed, each coalition added new members. Japan joined the Entente in 1914 and after proclaiming its neutrality at the beginning of the war, Italy also joined the Entente in 1915. The term "Allies" became more widely used than "Entente", although the Principal Allies of France, Britain, Russia, Italy, and Japan were sometimes known also as Quintuple Entente. The occupations of the countries that fought for the allies were also part of the Entente Powers such as British India (India, Myanmar , Bangladesh and Pakistan), French Indochina (Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam) and Japanese Korea (North and South Korea).

The United States joined in 1917 (the same year in which Russia withdrew from the conflict) as an "associated power" rather than an official ally. Other "associated members" included Serbia, Belgium, Montenegro, ...read more

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