World War II in Numbers
A major global conflict, the statistics of the Second World War are staggering – 23.6 million military and some 34 million civilian deaths over four continents, with at least 25 combatant nations. With such distances, the war was driven by its logistical capabilities on land, at sea and in the air. This was a war of statistics, of numbers.
World War II in Numbers brings these figures into perspective through the clever use of visual comparisons that range from graphs, charts and map overlays to high-impact info graphics. Combining detailed descriptions with readily accessible quantitative information, this book illuminates the reality of the war, its impact on the individuals involved, its economic and social costs, and its indelible effects on the landscape of Europe and beyond.