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World war ii - forces and resources of the european combatants, 1939: in september 1939 the allies, namely great britain, france, and poland, were together superior in industrial resources, population, and military manpower, but the german army, or wehrmacht, because of its armament, training. Source: us holocaust memorial museum timeline of the second world war september 18, 1931 japan invades manchuria october 2, 1935-may 1936 fascist italy invades, conquers, and annexes ethiopia. World war ii summary: the carnage of world war ii was unprecedented and brought the world closest to the term total warfare on average 27,000 people were killed each day between september 1, 1939, until the formal surrender of japan on september 2, 1945. Events of world war 2 involving the nation of italy listed in order italian world war 2 events during the month, the italian army sets up a series of six defensive positions south of occupied sidi barrani known simply as nibeiwa, tummar east set up pre-assault positions.