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The casualties of World War II the details we know so far!

World War II was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The majority of the countries of the world were involved in it. Two opposing military alliances have been formed the Axis and the Allies.

World War II was the deadliest war, with some 75 million people casualties, including military and civilians. Many civilians died because of starvation, deliberate genocide, disease, massacres, and mass-bombings. Around 27 million people the Soviet Union lost, including 19 million civilians and 8.7 million militaries. The most military deaths of any nation. Germany 5.3 million military losses, mainly on the Eastern Front. Approximately 15 percent were on the Axis side, and 85 percent were on the Allied side. Many of the deaths were caused by war crimes committed by Japanese and German forces in occupied territories.

Casualties of World War II-

Estimates for the total number of death in the war vary because many deaths went unrecorded. Most of them suggest around 75 million people have died, including 40 million civilians and 20 million military personnel. Many civilians died because of starvation, deliberate genocide, disease, massacres, and mass-bombings.

Around 27 million people The Soviet Union lost in the war, including 19 million civilian and 8.7 million military death. The military deaths were 1.3 million ethnic Ukrainians and 5.7 million ethnic Russians—Germany 5.3 million military losses, mainly on the Eastern Front. As a result of Nazi ideological policies, an estimated 11 to 17 million civilians died.

Japanese occupation forces killed more than 10 million civilians, mostly Chinese in Asia and the Pacific. Axis forces used chemical and chemical weapons. Both the Japanese and German tested these weapons against civilians. 22,000 Polish officers of the Katyn massacre, the Soviet Union was responsible.

The German government led by the Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler was responsible for killing approximately 2.7 million ethnic Poles and 6 million Jews. Occupied country’s citizens death such as Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Latvia was due to The Soviet gulags. In the Soviet POWs of the Germans, 57 percent died. Japanese POW camp’s death rate was high.

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Mike is a seasoned journalist with nearly 10 years of experience. While studying journalism at the University of Tennessee, Mike found a passion for finding engaging stories. As a contributor to PDQ Wire, Mike mostly covers state and national developments.
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