# How much did World War 2 cost in today's dollars?

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According to http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/other/stats/warcost.htm, WW 2 cost \$2091.3 billion in 1990's dollars.

According to President Truman's address to Congress in 1948 (in part about the emerging Greek Crisis), he stated that the US had contributed about \$341 Billion to World War 2. Assuming he mean 1945 dollars, that works out to be about \$4.1 TRILLION in 2009 dollars.

Reasonable estimates are that the US spent about 20% of the total of all countries in WW2. That would mean that the total spending for all countries in WW2 was about \$20 Trillion 2009 dollars. As a comparison, the current total global economy is about \$58 Trillion, and global defense spending in 2009 is about \$1.6 Trillion.

So, roughly speaking, we would have to spend about 2.5 times as much to equal the spending during WW2. However, note that the world economy is significantly larger today than during the 1940s, and not just in dollar amounts. So, actual relative spending in WW2 was more likely in the 8-10 times range than current.
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# What were the economic costs of World War 2?

Check the related links at right for a link showing the costs of the war by nation. \n\$1 trillion USD in 1945 dollars \$1 trillion USD in 1945 dollars \n. What price can be put on the estimated 70 million people who lost their lives. the over all cost in world war two gos towards hitler. but t (MORE)

# How much did money did World War 2 cost England?

It was roughly worked out in 1990 to have cost \$2,091.3 billion dollars which in 1990 exchange rate was about \$2 to a Ã‚Â£1 which would means it would have cost Ã‚Â£1045.65 billion pounds. hopefully this helps.

# How much did World War I cost?

By the end of world war 1 the United States had spent about \$32 billion. United States : \$22,625,253,000 Great Britain : \$35,334,012,000 France : \$24,265,583,000 Russia : \$22,293,950,000 Italy : \$12,413,998,000 Belgium : \$1,154,468,000 Romania : \$1,600,000,000 Japan : \$40,000,00 (MORE)

# How much did it cost to train and equip a US soldier in World War 2?

Answer . According to research by the Army Materiel Command, it cost \$170 in 2006 dollars to equip a soldier in WWII. This included his helmet, uniform, weapon, boots, and equipment belt. Today it costs more than \$17,000.

# How much did World War 2 cost Italy?

World war 2 cost Italy almost a million dollars it was a lot lot lot of money

# How much money did World War 2 cost the US?

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# How much did it cost to rebuild France after World War 2?

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# Why was the cost for Australia in World War 2 so much greater than in World War 1?

Because Japan was an enemy of Australia in world War Two, which meant it was directly affected, and even bombed, unlike world war one, which was a jolly good adventure halfway across the world. .

# What was the human cost of world war 2?

Estimates range from 60 million to 80+ million. A figure of 50million, previously published, is now recognized as too low.

# What was the total cost of World War 2 in dollars?

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# How much did things cost during World War 2?

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# How much money would the Vietnam war cost in today's time?

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# How much did using the atomic bomb on japan cost for the US in World War 2?

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# What were the social costs of World War 2?

The social and economic costs of World War 2 exceed \$1 trilliondollars in 1945. Some of the social costs of World War 2 laterresulted in the civil rights movement, however, directly after thewar this was an increase in violence towards women and otherminorities. The only 2 I can think of at the mome (MORE)

# How much did it cost to rebuild Japan after World War 2 ended.?

During the US occupation of Japan, historians estimate the US assisted reconstruction of Japan was approximately 1.9 billion dollars.

# How much is a one thousand dollar note from around World War 2 worth?

I think you mean WW II, not 11 (thankfully there haven't been eleven conflicts...) There are no \$1000 notes dated later than 1934 so you could not have one from the Second World War. In any case, 1934 and 1934-A bills are worth between \$1100 and \$1600 in average condition.

# How much did it cost to go to the movies during World War 2?

During World War 2 it cost only twenty five cents to go to themovies. When someone went to the movies, it was usually a doublefeature, which means they showed two movies, one after another.?ÃƒÂ¦

# How much did gasoline cost during World War 2?

Gas cost 15 cents a gallon during much of World War 2. A new housewas around 3,770 dollars and the average American made 1,880dollars.

# How much did going to the movies cost during World War 2?

My brother is a little older and he remembers going to the Saturday matinee in a rural town and it cost only 10 cents.

# How much did ammunition cost for the main cannons of the Panzer tanks in World War 2?

During the Vietnam War, US Army M48A3 Patton 90mm tank shells were about \$200 per round; those with all brass shell casings firing HE (High Explosive). In 1970, most of those brass shell casings were transitioned to non-brass metals (cheap metals).

# How much did the Spitfire cost in world war 2?

Approximately 12,000 pounds each. This would be equivalent to about a million pounds each today.

# How much is today's American dollar in rupee?

One dollar is equal to 46.19 Indian Rupee, 83.48 Pakistani Rupee, and 114.38 Sri Lankan Rupee

# How much did a morrison shelter cost in world war 2?

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# How much was World War 2?

In what terms? Money? Casualty? Damage? If we are looking at aftermath, than it is priceless

# How much did a gas mask cost in world war 2?

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# How much did the war in the pacific cost the US in World War 2?

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# How much does gears of war 2 cost?

how much does gears of war 2 cost? (well if you don't know don't type anything!!)

# How much money did the old computers cost in world war 2?

In world war II computers as we know them were in their infancy. They were colossal machines taking up a huge amount of space and using enormous amounts of energy. The only people that could afford or develop them were governments and large companies. They cost many thousands to build and an equal a (MORE)

# What did a World War 2 submarine cost?

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# How much is a japan five dollar bill from world war 2?

Japan never had the dollar for currency. It could not have a ww2 5 dollar bill.

# How much did it cost to rebuild Germany after world war 2?

Alot, but it didnt matter, because at the time German was in control by russia and America. and Germany's economy was beyond any other country.

# How much did food and goods cost in England during World War 2?

Because of the near bankruptcy of Britain, the price of food andother goods may very will have cost a small fortune.

# What was the cost of a spitfire plane in World War 2 dollars?

since the spitfire was made and designed in England the amount would have to be converted in England the price was Ã‚Â£12,604 so the American price would be around 19,262. please correct if wrong.

# How much of the 304 billion cost of World War 2 was paid in war bonds?

Over 180 Billion dollars was raised in war bonds. There were donations too and regular budget money.

# How much packed lunch cost for children in world war 2?

it depends on what they have in them and where they got them from because if they had chickens or pigs or lived on a farm it would be vurtiuatlly free but if they lived in a city then they would have been a lot

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# Why did World War 2 cost so much?

The weapons, food, medical attention, and other necessities needed to sustain over 100 million soldiers from around the world, the cost of running the concentration camps for the Germans, and the enormous amount of money needed to repair the damage done to Europe by the battles.

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# How Much Does A World War 2 Torpedo Cost?

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# What was the cost of the damage in World War 2?

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# Why is there so much war and hatred in today's world?

because these days not everyone wants to get along and sometimes people just dont like each other for diffrent reasons or no reason at all its sad but true...

# What does World War 2 have in common with today's life?

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# How much would a World War 2 Sturmgewehr MP44 cost?

The StG44 aka MP44 cost \$26 USD or RM 65 in 1944 \$19,000 USD in 2012 plus \$200 BATFE tax stamp semi auto repro \$500

# How much would World War 2 cost now?

WW2 cost \$1 trillion USD in 1945 so with inflation of 12 times that WW2 would cost \$12 trillion USD in 2012

# How much did a standard gun cost in World War 2?

Sorry- you will need to define "standard gun" There were severalnations that all had their own "standard" gun.

# How much did world war z cost?

The movie World War < cost \$190 million, and grossedover \$540 million at the box office.