Why did Japan Join the Axis? (Short Animated Documentary)

Ever wondered why Japan joined the Axis powers? No? Well tough. In hindsight it seemed like a bad idea to tie itself to Germany and Italy during the greatest conflict in human history. They’re not as foolhardy as you may think. Find out exactly why they did so in this short and simple animated history… Continue reading Why did Japan Join the Axis? (Short Animated Documentary)

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit to buy a set for your home or classroom. In which John Green teaches you about World War II, aka The Great Patriotic War, aka The Big One. So how did this war happen? And what does it mean? We’ve all learned the facts about… Continue reading World War II: Crash Course World History #38