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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2019 9:09 p.m. PST

Of possible interest?



WARGAMESBUFF08 Sep 2019 12:17 a.m. PST

IF THIS DATA is correct that is an amazing bit of information. !

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2019 3:56 p.m. PST

Hope you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


Cuprum208 Sep 2019 7:23 p.m. PST

I would not be sure of the accuracy of these statistics, especially with regard to the USSR and Germany.
This figure of the USSR losses includes those who died as a result of an increase in the natural pre-war mortality rate, as a result of a deterioration in the quality of food, medical care, stress, etc. Are similar losses included in figures for other countries? I doubt. It is also strange to me that the losses of the Baltic countries are deduced by a separate figure. The Red Army included the Baltic national corps, later – the national Baltic divisions. Is it possible to be sure that their losses are excluded from the total losses of the USSR? I also doubt it.
Does the loss of Germany include Austrians, Alsatians, Poles, Czechs, called up to the Wehrmacht from the territories annexed to Germany (like the new citizens of Germany)? Also from the territories of occupied countries (at least in the East), Volksdeutsche was called to the Wehrmacht, i.e. local citizens of German nationality. Do they participate in these calculations?

Legion 409 Sep 2019 6:48 a.m. PST

I posted this before. It is US-centric but it is a good "snapshot" however as I said it is not as detailed as I would like.

World War II Statistics[quotes.html]

By the Numbers

America's Fight versus the Overall World Fight

Estimated number of people serving in World War II worldwide: 1.9 billion

Estimated number of deaths sustained worldwide during World War II: 72 million

Number of Americans who served in World War II: 16.1 million

Average amount of time each U.S. military serviceman served overseas during World War II: 16 months

Estimated number of U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines killed in battle during World War II: 292,000

Who perished outside of battle during World War II: 114,000

Wounded during World War II: 672,000

Deaths, in total, sustained by U.S. forces during World War II: 405,000

Deaths as a percent of the total United States population: 0.4%

Estimated Number of Deaths Sustained by Military Forces During World War II

Polish: 123,000
French: 213,000
British: 373,000
Chinese: 1.3 million
Japanese: 1.3 million
German: 3.5 million
Russian: 11 million

Estimated Number of Civilians Killed During World War II

British: 93,000
French: 350,000
Japanese: 672,000
German: 780,000
Polish: 5.7 million
Russian: 7 million

The Holocaust
Estimated total number of European Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust: 6 million

German Jews killed in the Holocaust: 125,000

Polish Jews killed in the Holocaust: 3 million [//]

Again … Not as complete as I'd like but it is a good "snapshot". Regardless a lot of death all the way around … sadly …

Mobius09 Sep 2019 10:09 a.m. PST

I saw somewhere the Japanese had the highest enemy civilian to Japanese soldier kill rate. It was 11 to 1.

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