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Well it was absoulutely horendous for them!


In World War II children were innocent victims of war. They lose parents or are injured or even killed in a crossfire. Some are forced to join armies and fight as soldiers. Many are captured and imprisoned. Others die of starvation!


Some Facts:

Every three minutes, one child dies in armed conflict

Over the last 10 years 1.6 million children have been killed in armed conflict throughout the world.

Four million children have been disabled.

More than 1 million children have been left orphaned or seperated from their parents.

It is estimated that about 300,000 children under the age of 18 are still participating in armed conflicts around the world!
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