What are the main countries that made up the Allied powers?
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What are the main countries that made up the Allied powers?

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The main countries in the Allied powers of World War I were France, the British Empire and the Russian Empire. The main Allied powers of World War II were France, Great Britain, the United States, China and the Soviet Union.

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In World War I, the Allied powers represented the countries fighting against the Central powers of Germany, Turkey and Austria-Hungary. As well as the main countries of the Allied powers, many other countries were part of the Allies from signing a treaty with the main countries. By the end of the war, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed, 27 countries were listed as part of the Allied Powers.

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