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What was the number of deaths in world war 2?

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A completely accurate World War 2 Death Count is an impossibility. Any figures that you see are going to reflect the sources and methodology of the author. Most published figures are between 50 million and 75 million. In some nations, the number of civilian deaths was far higher than the number of military deaths. China had roughly 10 million civilians slaughtered; civilian deaths in Poland, Germany and elsewhere included millions of death camp inmates. Massacres and death camps resulted in over a million civilians dead in Yugoslavia. Japan's total losses are thought to have been between 2 and 3 million. The USSR's total losses (perhaps 20 million) were a staggering 14-15% of the population. It is widely agreed that the largest numbers of military deaths were troops of the USSR (over 10 million troops dead) and Germany (3 to 5 million troops dead). All together there may have been as many as 25 million military deaths and nearly 50 million civilian deaths. Roughly 15 to 20 million of those civilians were victims of systematic Nazi murders using death camps or outright massacres.

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