The Second World War was the deadliest conflict in human history. It involved most nations on the planet and directly implicated some 100 million people from 30 countries. Civilian deaths were common with the Holocaust; the use of air power to bomb cities and atomic weapons resulted in the deaths of a staggering 50-85 million people. The war is long past us and people have forgotten much about that conflict so here is a refresher with 10 fascinating facts about World War II.
10 Fascinating Facts about World War II
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