World War II casualties vary significantly in different sources, but estimates suggest that the total number of casualties ranges from 50 million to 80 million people. From these, up to 25 million were military casualties.What was the most significant event in World War 2?
Major Events of World War II Germany Invades Poland When Hitler invaded Poland in September 1939, France and Britain declared war on Germany. After conquering Poland, Germany attacked France. France fell in June 1940, and soon the Nazis overran most of the rest of Europe and North Africa. Only Britain, led by Winston Churchill, was not defeated.What time did World War 2 start?
The typical date agreed upon by historians to answer the question of when did World War 2 start is September 1st, 1939. This is the date that Germany invaded Poland; however, France and Great Britain did not declare war on the Germans until September 3rd.