World War II Deaths

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans estimates that 15 million people died in battle in World War II. The estimate of civilian deaths is 45 million.

This is a partial list of total civilian and military deaths by country, in millions:

CountryTotal Civilian and Military Deaths
in millions
Soviet Union24
Germany6.6 to 8.8
Japan2.6 to 3.1
India1.5 to 2.5
Source: The National WWII Museum

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