These World War 2 Facts Will Leave You Speechless

World War II was the most devastating conflict in the history of mankind. It spread across multiple continents and cost millions of lives.

Here are some rare and frightening facts about this most tragic of wars.

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American POW’s

More than 41,000 American servicemen were captured during the war. Of the 5,400 captured by the Japanese, half died. About 10% of those captured by Germans died.


American POW’s