How Many People Died In World War II? » GhBase•com™

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World War II is one of the deadliest wars in history. In the 1940s, it killed more than 3 percent of the world’s population. It is thought that between 40 million and 50 million people died because of a conflict. Looking for the number of people who died during World War II? Keep reading to find out what happened, including which countries killed the most people.




In World War II, more people died in which country?

Statistics show that the old Soviet Union lost the most people during the war. More than 8 million people died because of the war or other things like illness and famine. Check out the following list.

Country Military Deaths Total Civilian and Military Deaths
Albania 30,000 30,200
Australia 39,800 40,500
Austria 261,000 384,700
Belgium 12,100 86,100
Brazil 1,000 2,000
Bulgaria 22,000 25,000
Canada 45,400 45,400
China 3-4,000,000 20,000,000
Czechoslovakia 25,000 345,000
Denmark 2,100 3,200
Dutch East Indies 3-4,000,000
Estonia 51,000
Ethiopia 5,000 100,000
Finland 95,000 97,000
France 217,600 567,600
French Indochina 1-1,500,000
Germany 5,533,000 6,600,000-8,800,000
Greece 20,000-35,000 300,000-800,000
Hungary 300,000 580,000
India 87,000 1,500,000-2,500,000
Italy 301,400 457,000
Japan 2,120,000 2,600,000-3,100,000
Korea 378,000-473,000
Latvia 227,000
Lithuania 353,000
Luxembourg 2,000
Malaya 100,000
Netherlands 17,000 301,000
New Zealand 11,900 11,900
Norway 3,000 9,500
Papua New Guinea 15,000
Philippines 57,000 500,000-1,000,000
Poland 240,000 5,600,000
Romania 300,000 833,000
Singapore 50,000
South Africa 11,900 11,900
Soviet Union 8,800,000-10,700,000 24,000,000
United Kingdom 383,600 450,700
United States 416,800 418,500
Yugoslavia 446,000 1,000,000

Which Country Won World War II?

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People say that the Soviet Union won the war, but other countries like the United States, Great Britain, and China also won parts of the war.

How did the Second World War end?

When Germany gave up to the Western Allies and Russia in May 1945, the war was over. On the East side, Japan also gave up to the United States on August 14, 1945. This happened after the US dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9.

Who won World War II? Was it the United States or Russia?

People have different ideas about which country did the most to help win World War II. At that time, both the US and the USSR were very powerful superpowers. The United States and Britain gave the Soviet Union more military help. In the end, Germany lost to the Soviet Union, and in 1945, they gave up.


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