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World War II Facts

 

 
World War II Facts accompanied by appropriate photo for each fact.  Have not seen these before.
  
For the history buffs. Some of our fathers were involved.
Some very interesting World War II Facts.  Many you would not believe or were even aware of.
The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese.

. The firstGerman serviceman killed in the war wa

 
 
Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe.
. Over 100,000Allied bomber crewmen were killed ove

 
 
More U.S. Servicemen died in the Air Corps than the Marine Corps.
. More U.S. servicemen died in the Air Corps that th

 
 
Polish Catholic midwife Stanisawa Leszczyñska delivered 3,000 babies at the Auschwitz
Concentration camp during the Holocaust in occupied Poland.
. Polish Catholic midwife StanisBawa LeszczyDska deli

 
 
 
In World War II, British soldiers got a ration of three sheets of toilet paper a day. 
Americans got 22.
. In World WarII, British soldiers got a ration of thr

 
 
In 1941, more than three million cars were manufactured in the United States 
Only 139 more were made during the entire war.
. In 1941, more than three million cars were manufactur

 
 
Four of every five German soldiers killed in the war died on the Eastern Front.
. Four of everyfive German soldiers killed in the war di

 
 
Only 20 percent of the males born in the Soviet Union in 1923 survived the war.
. Only 20 percentof the males born in the Soviet Union in

 
 
In World War II, the youngest serviceman in the United States military was Calvin  
Graham – age 12. Graham lied about his age when he enlisted in the US Navy.   His real age was not discovered until after he was wounded.  (Unbelievable)
0. In World WarII, the youngest serviceman in the

 
 
Only one out of every four men serving on U-boats survived.
1. Only one outof every four men serving on U-boa

 
The Siege of Stalingrad resulted in more Russian deaths (military and civilian)
Than the United States and Britain sustained (combined) in all of World War II.
2. The Siege of Stalingrad resulted in more Russi

 
 
To avoid using the German sounding name ‘hamburger’ during World War II, Americans
Used the name ‘Liberty Steak.’
3. To avoid using the German sounding name hambur

 
 
Adolf Hitler’s nephew, William Hitler, served in the US Navy during World War II!!! 
4. Adolf Hitler s nephew, William Hitler, served

 
 
Adolph Hitler and Henry Ford each kept a framed picture of the other on his desk. 
5. Adolph Hitler and Henry Ford each kept a frame

 
 
During World War II, the largest Japanese spy ring was actually located in Mexico.
6. During World War II, the largest Japanese spy

 
The mortality rate for Russian POWs in German camps was 85 percent.
7. The mortalityrate for POWs in Russian camps wa

 
 
Had it been necessary for a third atom bomb, the city targeted would have been Tokyo.
9. Had it been necessary for a third atom bomb, t

 
 
An Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer, who fought in World War II,  
Hiroo Onoda never surrendered in 1945. Until 1974, for almost 30 years, he held his position in the Philippines. His former commander traveled from Japan to personally issue orders relieving him from duty in 1974.    
0. An Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer,

 
 
Total casualties for World War II totaled between 50 – 70 million people,
80 percent of which came from only four countries – Russia, China, Germany and Poland.  Over 50 percent of the casualties were civilians, with the majority of those being women and children.
 
1. Total casualties for WorldWar II totaled betwee

 
 
 
Veterans are people who, at one point in their lives, wrote a blank check payable to the United States  
Of America, for an amount up to and including their lives.   Remember ALL of our Vets…
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“America will never be destroyed from the outside.  
If we falter and loose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”   

 
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