The Russians lost about 10 million soldiers on the eastern front, of which approx. 4 million died as pow's (almost all Russian pow's died in German captivity). In addition to that about 20 million Russian civilians died.
Germany lost in total 5.5 million dead soldiers and 1.8 million dead civilians. In addition to that about 8 million German soldiers were captured. On the eastern front approx. 3.5-4 million German soldiers died (around 75%). At the end of the war, the Russians held about 3 million German pow's, Americans held about 4 million (of which they transferred 1 million after the war to the Russians), and the british held about 1 million German pow's.
So the biggest losses of the Germans were indeed on the eastern front, but if you also take pow's into account, losses are almost matched.
This site contains a breakdown of all casualties during ww2 per battle:
The German military suffered around 2,800,000 killed. Of these around 2,000,000 died on the Eastern Front, 300,000 died on other fronts, and 500,000 died in captivity. The Soviet Union suffered 14,500,000 killed total. Of these 3,330,000 died in captivity.
In WW1 none. In WW2 some of the German units defending France were made up from eastern European conscripts.
At least ~12,000 overall Allied casualties , German casualties were estimated at between 4,000 and 9,000 casualties .
I saw you saying that you ment German casualties. Still, i will give you the answer. There is about 4,000 to 9,000 estimated casualties.
The British had more than 55,000 casualties, and German casualties are estimated at 45,000.
Estimated on 12,000,000
http://www.answers.com/topic/world-war-ii-casualties For a list of many country casualties
Almost 27 million Russians died on the eastern front.
The May 1940 invasion of France by Germany resulted in 290,000 French casualties and 138,000 German casualties. The German campaign lasted a little over one month. What is surprising about these figures was that normally the defensive army has fewer casualties then the offensive force.Yet, France suffered more wounded and killed soldiers then Germany by a wide margin.
There were approximately 20,000 casualties on both sides on the single day, 6 June
In the invasion of Poland German casualties were about 17,000 troops killed.Polish casualties (military and civilian) were about 66,000 killed.
Feldgrau.com has a tabel.On the webadress : http://www.feldgrau.com/stats.HTML. It contains a relatively detailed account of German military casualties by year, service and also to some degree by campaign. It is however only the largescale "Theatre" campaigns that are given. F.ex. if you want to get an idea of how many German soldiers were killed-in-action on the eastern front you can get the numbers (not exact, but approximate) on feldgrau.com, but if you want to know the casualties in smaller "subcampaigns", f.ex. Stlaingrad campaign or Kursk offensive, within that larger campaign, then you will probably have to dig into specific historical accounts and even then there will be a great variation in the numbers given.
The Soviet Union was fighting the Eastern Front on D-Day. Many German troops were occupied in this area.
I'm not sure whether your typo was meant for WW1 or WW2. I'll leave the stats for both.WW1 - German Empire Military Casualties2,050,897WW2 - Wehrmacht Military Casualties4,456,000
The German invasion of Norway in 1940 cost the invaders close to 5,300 casualties. This was more than the British, French and Norwegian forces who suffered just under 5,000 casualties.
The final losses in the Battle of Britain was 1,700 German Planes and 900 British Planes.
The total German casualties on D-Day are not known, but are estimated as being between 4000 and 9000 men. The losses of the German forces during the Battle of Normandy can only be estimated. Roughly 200,000 German troops were killed or wounded. The Allies also captured 200,000 prisoners of war.
There were 1 million British soldiers engaged in the Battle of Somme. Of those million, the British alone suffered 420,000 casualties. If both French and German casualties are entered into the equation, there were more than a million casualties.
how many casualties were there in the battle of liege?
Because German solders were 20 miles from moskow and if the allies were to invade France then Germany would have to reposition its troops moving many from the eastern front in Russia thereby helping the Russian army.
There are about 1.8 million Iraq casualties, and 4,000 American casualties.
No, not day 1 of the war,... Day 1 of the Battle of the Somme where the British had something like 60 000 casualties in mounting a very ill concieved attack against the German trenches. A great many died moving to the British ! front line, never mind the German positions. They had been told the Artillery barrage would prevent the German defence: It was a lie !
Well over a million civilians were killed in Germany from the aerial bombing attacks.
Over 23,000 casualties
There were about 11,000 casualties