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  1. An estimated 80 million people died from war-related causes in World War II, amounting to three percent of the 1940 world population of 2.3 billion. [3] U.S. military and civilian war deaths totaled 419,000, less than one percent of worldwide deaths attributed to the war. [4]

  2. Answer (1 of 6): I have not heard or read about defections of American soldiers during the war. However, in the late 1930s, my father was a teenager living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a town with a large population of German immigrants or the children of German immigrants.

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    The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. A type of government ruled by a dictator; the government controls every aspect of life; there is one-party rule and surpemacy of the state over the individual.

  4. A nuclear weapon that produced an explosion by splitting atoms; the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan during World War 2. More than 600,000 people were employed to help develop the atomic bomb. Auschwitz. A Nazi concentration camp in World War 2, near the town of Oświęcim (Auschwitz in Poland.

  5. Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II. The operation was launched on 6 June 1944. The decision to undertake a cross-channel invasion in 1944 was taken at the Trident Conference in Washington in May 1943.

  6. Answer (1 of 4): It is not so much what was in the alloys as what was NOT in them. All the Axis nations suffered from a lack of the rarer metals such as molybdenum, chromium, tungsten/wolframite, nickel and copper.

  7. v. t. e. The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers against the Soviet Union (USSR), Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northeast Europe ( Baltics ), and Southeast Europe ( Balkans) from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945. It was known as the Great Patriotic War ...