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Though the WPB was not abolished, the OWM soon became the dominant mobilization body in Washington. It ended with the Japanese defeat in early 1943. [67] On the Eastern Front, the Axis defeated Soviet attacks during summer and began its own main offensive to southern Russia along Don and Volga Rivers in June 1942, trying to take over oil fields in Caucasus and a great steppe. The Resistance, the group of people who fought Germany secretly, could not harm the Nazis much until 1943. [151] [152] In Asia, Japan claimed to free colonised Asian countries from European colonial powers. [153] Although they were welcomed at first in many territories, their cruel actions turned the opinions against them within a short time. [154] During the occupation, Japan used 4 million barrels of oil left behind by the Allies at the war's end.

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