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End of World War II

On September 3, Russia celebrates the end of the Second World War. She became the most destructive and bloody in the history of mankind.

To better understand the scale of World War II, let's look at the numbers:

It began on September 1, 1939 and lasted 6 years;
62 states out of 74 that existed in those years with a total population of 1.7 billion people participated;
Military operations were conducted on the territory of 40 countries, as well as on the water;
Killed from 55 to 80 million people, including the military and civilians;
Most of the victims were in the USSR: about 27 million people;
More than 70 thousand villages and villages, 32 thousand factories and plants were destroyed.