The total casualties in World War I are just under 37.5 million people, including soldiers killed, wounded, prisoners and missing in action. This war is among the bloodiest in recorded history.
According to the National WWII Museum, the Soviet Union suffered the most casualties in World War II. There was approximately 8 million to 10 million military deaths, and 24 million military and civilian deaths.
As of 2015, the American war with the highest number of casualties is the U.S. Civil War. During the Civil War, 620,000 Americans died. World War II is the war with the next highest level of causalities, with 405,000 Americans losing their lives.
Approximately 58,000 U.S. casualties, along with over 3 million deaths among the people of Indochina, occurred during the American phase of the Vietnam War, which lasted from roughly 1955 to 1975. Many deaths were a direct result of military action in Vietnam, while others were suffered in Cambodia
Great Britain, France, the United States and Russia made up the Allies that were victorious in World War I. The opposing forces of Germany and Austria-Hungary were referred to as the Central Powers. Italy had joined the triple alliance, but stepped back when Austria-Hungary broke the terms of the al
Historians do not have a general consensus on the exact starting point of World War II. The first formal declarations of war among the major powers involved were in 1937, when Japan and China went to war, and in 1939, when Germany invaded Poland.
Thirty-two countries were involved in World War I. The United States, Russia, Italy, Britain and France were the core of the Allied Forces, and they fought against a group of countries known as the Central Powers, which included Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany and the Ottoman Empire.
World War I was fought from July 28, 1914 to Nov. 11, 1918. The war ended with nearly 10 million dead and 20 million wounded. The German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires collapsed, leaving geopolitical divisions that remain as of 2014.
No one is the villain of his own story, so there are conflicting accounts of what World War I was like based on what country is telling the story. As Napoleon said, "History is a set of lies agreed upon," so there are several constant truths about the war, such as its causes, the technologies used,
Twenty-eight countries are either involved in war or are experiencing armed conflicts within their borders. These nations include Afghanistan, Algeria, the Central African Republic, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Mozambique, Myan