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10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About World War II

WW2 was the second event of global war in history that lasted from 1939-1945 that accounts for 6 years. World War II was also originated in Europe when Adolf Hitler leading German Military invaded on Poland in 1939 to take control of their land. UK and France attacked on Germany, as according to them Germany was not doing fair. Gradually, Italy joined the war taking side of Germany and soon whole world was divided into Allies and Axis Powers.

Today, at FactWish, we have come up with some of the less known astonishing facts about WW2. So, lets get started.

1. Hitler hated Jews so much, that ended killing six million jews during WW2.

Hitler killed 6 million jews

2. On average, 5,500 WW2 unexploded ordnance are still discovered and defused in Germany.

5,500 WW2 unexploded ordnance are still discovered and defused in Germany

3. When Japan attacked on Pearl Harbor of USA during WW2, Canada declared war on Japan before US did.

Canada declared war on Japan before US did in WW2

4. More than 20% population of the population of Poland died during World War II, highest ever recorded for any country in human history.

More than 20% population of the population of Poland died during World War II

5. The Taj Mahal was secured with a scaffold during WW2 to resemble a stockpile of Bamboo and mislead any enemy bomber planes.

The Taj Mahal was secured with a scaffold during WW2

6. Very few people know that a Bear also fought WW2 from Polish Army. He also carried shells to the front-line.

Very few people know that a Bear also fought WW2 from Polish Army

7. Nutella, a brand of sweetened hazelnut cocoa came into existence during WW2 itself, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend their cocoa supply.

Nutella discovered in World War II

8. Allied forces accidentally sunk 3 ships, which were carrying concentration camp survivors killing almost 10,000 people.

Allied forces accidentally sunk 3 ships during WW2

9. India produced the largest army in the entire history during WW2 accounting for over 2.5 million personnel under British Control.

India produced the largest army in WW2

10. Japanese killed more Chinese than Nazis killed Jews during World War II.

Japanese killed more Chinese than Nazis killed Jews during World War II

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