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.
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.
Many factors lead to World War II, and many of them were either directly or indirectly linked to World War I, including dissatisfaction over the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of Fascism and Hitler's rise to power and his eventual aggression, using his Nazi party to fulfill a mission to unite all Ge
Although World War II was officially started by Germany invading Poland, there were several events that led up to this war. Some causes include the Treaty of Versailles and the rise of fascism.
On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers, and Japanese officials signed the surrender documents on September 2, 1945, ending the war. The Japanese boarded the USS Missouri, a United States battleship, to sign the surrender documents.
World War II lasted 6 years. The war started in September of 1939, with Germany invading Poland. It was ended 6 years later in 1945, also in September.
Some popular games with a World War II theme include "World of Tanks," "Company of Heroes," the "Medal of Honor" series and the "Silent Hunter" series. A number of the "Call of Duty" games have also been set during World War II.
World War II was won in 1945 by the main Allied powers, which consisted of the United States, Great Britain, China and the Soviet Union, that formed the primary alliance against the opposing Axis alliance.
World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. The invasion began on September 1, but the war didn't begin officially until Great Britain and France declared war on Germany.
The main cause of World War II was the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany and its subsequent invasion of other countries. The causes can be linked back to World War I. The main effects of WWII include the Cold War, occupation of territories and the widespread destruction in Western Europe.