Asked in World War 2, World War 1, France in WW2
How many people went to war in world war 2 and how many came back?
No one really knows how many soldiers fought and how many returned from World War 2. Historians believe between 50 and 70 million people died in the war and that includes the Jews who were slaughtered by the Nazis. ...
Asked in World War 1, Germany in WW2, France in WW2
Where was Alsace-Lorraine returned to?
Depends on your point of view. Prior to 1945, Alsace was entirely German speaking, and the people did not see France as a liberating power. It was officially returned to France after both World War 1 and 2, but many saw it as being returned to Germany after the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 and during World War 2. ...
Asked in World War 1, Jokes and Riddles
How many veterans died during World War 1?
The veterans of World War I are the *survivors* of the war, not the fatalities. There is no record of how many veterans of other wars (Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War) died when they returned to service in World War I. ...
Asked in World War 2, Care of Horses
Did horse-racing exist in world war 2?
Horse Racing was put on hold as well as many other sports in the USA, England and many other countries. A large portion of athletes enlisted to fight in the war and some never returned. Sports resumed after the war when many people had returned and the fans could afford to go to sporting events. ...
Asked in World War 2, Philippines, Douglas MacArthur
What battle was MacArthur able to say people of the Philippines you have returned?
The proper quotation was actually "People of the Philippines: I have returned." General MacArthur said this when the US landed on Leyte, Philippines in World War II. ...
Asked in World War 1, Holocaust, Ernest Hemingway
Why were world war 1 survivors called the lost generation?
Men and women who survived World War I were called The Lost Generation. This was because the fighting was so barbaric that many people who returned from the war lost faith in God. Many turned to drugs or alcohol, and suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. ...
Asked in World War 1, WW2 Homefront
How did the end of war affect women in the workplace?
During World War II many women entered the workforce. The end of World War II affected women in the workplace as many of them returned home instead of staying in the workplace. ...
Asked in Cuban Missile Crisis, Missiles
What happened to the missiles when the Cuban missile crisis was over?
the missile sites were dismantled and the missiles returned to the USSR and many people thought that kennedy saved the world from nuclear war on the other hand others thought that khrushchev saved the world from nuclear war ...
Asked in World War 2, World War 1
Did more people die in WW1 than World War 2?
No, many more people died in World War 2 than world war 1. It is estimated that 16 million people died in World War 1, and around 60 million in World War 2. World War II was no where near as violent as World War I, but yes, more people died in World War II. ...