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How many Chinese were killed by the Japanese in World War 2?
March 06, 2012 8:03PM
The Chinese estimate that they lost about 15-20 million dead in World War 2. Most of them were civilians, not all deaths directly attributed to Japanese.
2.2 million is the widely accepted military death count figure, as well as some 400,000 Collaborators that defected to the Japanese side.