Originally Posted by Mss396
World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history. Over 60 million people were killed, which was over 2.5% of the world population.
The Holocaust lead to the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II. 5.7 million (78%) of the 7.3 million Jews in German occupied Europe were Holocaust victims. Other estimates for Holocaust deaths range between 4.9 to 6.0 million Jews.
Total Soviet losses in the postwar 1946–91 boundaries were 26.6 million (13.5% of the total population of 196.7 million).
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Most of mankind tries to learn from their mistakes of their fathers. This is just a parlial result of WWII that had we acted early would most likely not have happened.
Iran, N Korea do we wait? Or do we act? Your choice or your fathers. Remember "Peace in our time"
Arguably the best post ive seen in the politics section.