Who invaded Iceland during the WW II in 1940?

Nazi Germany
Soviet Union
United Kingdom
no one, because Iceland was neutral
Following the German invasion of Denmark and Norway, the British government became increasingly concerned that Germany would soon try to establish a military presence in Iceland. After failing to persuade the Icelandic government to join the Allies, the UK invaded on the morning of 10 May 1940.
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Nazi Germany
Soviet Union
United Kingdom
no one, because Iceland was neutral
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