Urban Dictionary provides a definition for World War II that I love. I’ve cleaned it up a bit before posting it here:
Germany invades Czechoslovakia.
Britain and France tell them to knock it off.
Germany invades Poland (Russia also invades Poland from the other side, but everybody forgets this).
Britain and France declare war. This is the official kick-off of the war.
Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania all join the German side (Everybody forgets the last three).
Axis forces cut through Europe like a knife through butter.
Nazis exterminate Jews, homosexuals, gypsies and the disabled (Everybody remembers the Jews but forgets the rest).
UK holds out.
Russia and the USA do nothing.
Entire divisions of Danish, Belgian, Dutch, Norwegian, French and Serbian volunteers join the Axis armies & SS (Everybody forgets this and to listen to them now, they were all in the resistance, which must have been massive based upon their claims).
Axis forces invade Russia. Suddenly the Russians don't think it's funny any more.
Japan joins the Axis & bombs Pearl Harbor.
Suddenly the US doesn't think it's funny any more.
The USA tools up the world, because it's got more factories than everybody else put together and they're out of bomber range.
Axis runs out of steam in Russia because Russia's enormous & bloody freezing.
Allies invade on D-Day. Five landings: two British, two American, 1 Canadian (Everybody forgets the Canadians).
Hitler ends up smoldering in a ditch. Russians find the body and confirm he only had one testicle. Seriously.
The US decides invading stuff is a pain in the ass and invents the atom bomb instead. Drops two buckets 'o sunshine on Japan.
Russians steal half of Europe.