World War II Cemeteries

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties. Over 60 million people were killed, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion). Civilians killed totalled 50 to 55 million, including 19 to 28 million from war-related disease and famine. Military deaths from all causes totalled 21 to 25 million, including deaths in captivity of about 5 million prisoners of war.

Photos and Videos of the World War II Cemeteries

Bilder und Videos von den Zweiten Weltkrieg Friedhöfen

German Military Cemetery (Normandy, France)

German WWII Military Cemetery (Normandy, France)

Order Digital Image 12.295 on A4 scale

Fotos y Videos de los Cementerios de la Segunda Guerra Mundial


Photos et Vidéos des Cimetières de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

Foto’s en Video’s van de Tweede Wereldoorlog Begraafplaatsen

According to Russian government figures, USSR losses within postwar borders stand at 26.6 million, including 8.5 million due to war related famine and disease In 2009 the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) researchers estimated Poland’s dead at between 5.6 and 5.8 million. Historian Rüdiger Overmans of the Military History Research Office (Germany) published a study in 2000 that estimated the German military dead and missing at 5.3 million, including 900.000 men conscripted from outside of Germany’s 1937 borders, in Austria, and in east-central Europe. The People’s Republic of China puts its war dead at 20 million, while the Japanese government puts its casualties due to the war at 3.1 million.

Фотографии и видео второй мировой войны кладбищ

Foto e Video dei Cimiteri di Seconda Guerra Mondiale


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