World War II Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Factmonsters, Factropolis, Air Warriors
Research Date: April 2nd, 2015

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World War II Statistics
Number of Americans who served in World War II16.1 million
Average amount of time each U.S. military serviceman served overseas during WWII16 months
Number of people worldwide who served in WWII690,000,000
Number of of deaths sustained worldwide during WWII72,000,000
Number of of European Jews killed during the holocaust6,000,000
Number of U.S. troops engaged during WWII16,112,566
Number of of American casualties during WWII291,557
Number of of German Generals executed by Hitler84
Number of bombs the allies dropped during WWII3.4 million tons
Number of of U.S. soldiers that were wounded during WWII671,846
Number of men who served on U-Boats40,000
Number of men who served on U-Boats who never returned30,000
Number of German planes that were destroyed on accidents45%
Number of airplanes that US 8th Air Force shot down6,098
Total average amount of bombs dropped by the allies each month during WWII27,770 tons
Number of countries involved in WWII61 countries

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War (after the recent Great War), was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945.

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