World War II
World War II is the most destructive conflict ever occurred in history. It costs more money, damaged more property, and killed more people. World War II was a war like never before. Consequently, including Russia, America, Germany, Japan, and the British Kingdom. Hence, let us explore the facts of World War II, you don’t know yet.
During World War II from every five German Soldiers, four died on the Eastern Front. Eighty percent of Soviet (Russian) males born in 1923, died in World War II.
Max Heiliger, the most fictitious name of a bank account. The SS (Schutzstaffel) used this account to deposit money, gold, and jewels. Before slaughtering European Jews, SS deposited all in the account.
The original ellipsis of the National Socialist Party was NASOS. The word “Nazi” is a Bavarian word that means “simple minded”. NAZI was first used in a term of derision by journalist Mr. Konrad Heiden
In 1935 at the time of World War II, British engineer Robert Watson-Watt was working on a “death ray”.
This would destroy enemy aircraft by using radio waves. His “death ray” instead evolved into radar—or “radio detection and ranging.
Out of the 40,000 men who served on U-boats during World War II, only 10,000 returned.
During the Siege of Leningrad, more Russians lost their lives in world war II.
Than did American and British soldiers combined.
From 1940-1945 period of World War II, the U.S. defense budget increased from $1.9 billion to $59.8 billion.
The Air Force was part of the Army in World War II. Eventually, it didn’t become a separate branch of the military until after the war.
In 1941, a private army man earned $21 a month. Nearly, in 1942, a private earned $50 a month.
More than 650,000 Jeeps were built during World War II. American factories also produced 300,000 military aircraft; 89,000 tanks; 3 million machine guns; and 7 million rifles.
During War, hamburgers in the U.S. were dubbed “Liberty SteakCreate Links”. It did especially to avoid the German-sounding name.
The Nazis pirated the Harvard “fight song” to compose their Sieg Heil March.
William Hitler, a nephew of Adolf Hitler, was in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He changed his name after the war.
The Nazis killed millions of Poles. But they thought that some Polish babies and children looked like German. Resulting Nazis to kidnap about 50,000 of babies which then adopted by German Parents.
The greatest tank battle in World War II occurred between the Germans and Russians at the Kursk salient. In Russia from July 4-22, 1943. There were more than 3,600 tanks in the battle during World War II.
The largest Japanese spy ring during World War II was not in the U.S. But in Mexico, where it spied on the U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
The Nazi Germany considered sending Jews to the island of Madagascar. But, then they slaughtered them all.
If it became necessary to drop a third atom bomb on Japan, the city at target was Japan.
Calvin Graham was only 12 years old when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He won a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart before the Navy found out how old he was.
Most historians agree that World War II began when Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939.
Others say it started when Japan invaded Manchuria on September 18, 1931.
And some scholars suggest World War II is actually a continuation of WWI, with a break.
Above were the bone-chilling and unaware facts of World War II, you don’t know. I still wonder was Adolf Hitler an anti-Christ or his image was projected as it is today. The fact has he wanted a socialistic and gentle world for the people of Germany. But, couldn’t achieve it and made the world a hard place to seek hope.