|Full Name||Republic of Estonia|
|Alliance||Neutral or Non-Belligerent|
|Entry into WW2||17 Jun 1940|
|Population in 1939||1,122,000|
|Military Deaths in WW2||30,000|
Why did Estonia fight with Germany?
Many Estonians hoped that they would attract support from the Allies, and ultimately a restoration of their interwar independence, by resisting the Soviet reoccupation of their country. In the end, there was no Allied support, largely because they were fighting under Nazi flags.
Is Estonia First World?
The term “First World” was first used during the Cold War. This term was originally used to describe countries aligned with NATO and were opponents of the Soviet Union.
First World Countries 2021.
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Why didn’t Germany invade Sweden?
Hitler did not invade Sweden because he did not want to waste valuable troops in Scandinavia when he had other concerns. The Swedes proved their neutrality by not letting Germany use Swedish airspace: when the Germans flew over Sweden to attack Norway, the Swedes fired back with anti-aircraft guns.
Did the Axis powers have a chance?
The short answer is yes. The short answer is yes. In 1940 for instance half the British government favoured seeking peace and it was basically the rhetorical skill of Churchill that brought them around, if Churchill had made a bad speech or one of his opponents had stood up and made a better one then who knows.