"Only the dead know the
end of war."
SOLDIERS OR PEOPLE..............AN
UNGODLY TOLL TAKEN.
Britain and Commonwealth
: 480,000 dead, 300,000 In action. 120,000 from the Commonwealth
dead in action. 60,000 civilians dead as the result of air raids.
America : 300,000
perished in action.
Germany : 5,000,000
dead, 2,500,000 killed in action. 1,500,000 succumbed In Russian
POW Camps; 500,000 killed in Allied bombing raids. 500,000 more
perished at the war's end.
Japan : An estimated
2,500,000 Died: 2,000,000 while fighting for the Emperor; 500,000
The Soviet Union : As
many as 20,000,000 Soldiers and civilians perished.
China : An estimated
15,000,000 Chinese were killed in conflicts.
Poland : 3,000,000
Yugoslavia : 1,500,000
France : 500,000
Italy : 500,000
Greece : 300,000
of thousands of people also died in occupied Europe; people in
Holland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium,
Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania and Bulgaria.
It's believed that 6,000,000 Jews from all over Europe perished.
Ultimately, an estimated 55,000,000 souls were lost in the Second