-LEBENSRAUM (Living Space)
Germany invaded Poland, Czechoslovakia and United Austria to have a big territory of German speaking people and this way gain SELF-SUFFICIENCY
-TO DOMINATE Europe and the WORLD.
-Italy wanted to build an EMPIRE in the Mediterranean area, including Africa.
-Japan wanted to BUILD AN EMPIRE in the Pacific, including China and India.
-Germany invaded Poland, so Great Britain saw it was becoming very powerful.
-Same reasons of Great Britain
-Japan attack PEARL HARBOUR (Naval base in the Pacific)
THE SOVIET UNION
Germany broke the non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union.