Fun Facts

 

  • The country with the largest number of WWII causalities was Russia, with over 21 million.
  • For every five German soldiers who died in WWII, four of them died on the Eastern Front.
  • It is estimated that 1.5 million children died during the Holocaust. Approximately 1.2 million of them were Jewish and tens of thousands were Gypsies.
  • Between 1939 and 1945, the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, which averaged to 27,700 tons per month.
  • The Nazis murdered approximately 12 million people, nearly 6 million of those being Jews killed in the Holocaust (“whole burnt”)