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Really neat video/inforgraphic on WWII

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posted on Aug, 28 2015 @ 11:07 PM
Something I just ran across while browsing the internet tonight. Not sure if this has been posted before, used the search function but couldn't find anything. Sorry if it's been posted already.

The Fallen of WWII

I really enjoyed this video, it gives a good perspective on just how devastating war can be. The video is just under 20 minutes long but is well worth it. There are 2 parts where you can pause the video and check out what battles the body counts belong to. Really interesting watch, I thoroughly enjoyed it.

What's mind-blowing to me is the fact that WWII racked up a bigger body count within the 6 years it was fought than all other wars that have been fought afterward combined, that's only 6 years of war compared to 70 years. Crazy when you really think about it. Maybe we don't have it so bad after all.
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posted on Aug, 28 2015 @ 11:39 PM

Just found the non-interactive version on YouTube.

posted on Aug, 29 2015 @ 01:27 AM
This is about a year old and has been posted before.

posted on Aug, 29 2015 @ 01:35 AM
Posted a year ago? Not sure about that but was shared earlier this summer:

Nonetheless s&f for the very important reminder of history.

10 Bloodiest Battles of World War II

1. Battle of Stalingrad, 23 August 1942–2 February 1943: 1,250,000–1,798,619 casualties

2. Battle of Berlin, 16 April–2 May 1945: 1,298,745 casualties


9. Battle of the Bulge, 16 December 1944–25 January 1945: 186,369 casualties

10. Battle of Monte Cassino, 17 January–18 May 1944: 185,000 casualties
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posted on Aug, 29 2015 @ 01:37 AM
a reply to: FlyingFox

Oops! Sorry, I tried the search function but didn't find anything.

posted on Aug, 29 2015 @ 01:03 PM
a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

Nice find star and flagged. I'm a WWII buff and I didn't know some of those numbers

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