Question by Alex: Why stalin joined the allies in defeating of japan?
I know he didn’t have interest in defeating japan, so why did he join them?
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Answer by joel_vannatta
By joining the war against Japan, he got control over part of the former Japanese empire. Specifically, the USSR occupied northern Korea where the set up the communist state of North Korea.
Stalin waited to join the war against Japan too late for Soviet troop to see any action against Japan.
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