INTERESTING INFO FROM WORLD WAR II

SOME VERY INTERESTING INFO FROM WORLD WAR II
 (Assume true but unverified)
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!!!
  
  
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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