In all, the Allied Forces had about 16 million military deaths and at least 14 million civilian deaths.
In all, the Axis powers had about 8 million military deaths and at least 4 million civilian death( not including those who died in the Holocaust).
At least 17 million people were victims of Nazi persecution.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president of the U.S.A. during WW2.
Nazi’s also targeted Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, disabled people, the elderly, and Roma in the Holocaust.
The Americans officially joined the war in December 7, 1941.
Many Jews often dyed their hair to avoid being sent to die because they were “to old”.
Prisoners in concentration camps also used beet juice and even their own blood to give themselves a more healthy appearance because they often were a very sickly pale complexion.
Auschwitz–Birkenau camp had the highest death count at 1,100,000 deaths.
When the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Soviet troops most of the prisoners were ill or dying.
One of the Russian officers who helped with the liberating of Auschwitz said, “I realized that they were prisoners and not workers so I called out, “You are free, come out!”. (Learn more about the liberation of Auschwitz)
There are many memorials honoring those who lost their lived in the war all across Europe: like in Germany, Washington DC, Poland, Japan, Italy, Russia, England and France to name a few. (Some memorial sites) (more sites)