The Fallen of World War II

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts.

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If we had a second of silence for everyone who died due to ww2, we’d be silent for around 2.8 years.

Approaching this place, [Stalingrad], soldiers used to say: “We are entering hell.” And after spending one or two days here, they say: “No, this isn’t hell, this is ten times worse than hell.” - Vasily Chuikov