The screams of those being gassed during the Holocaust were so disturbing that in order to stifle them, SS Officers would rev motorcycles as far as they would go. This proved to be futile, so they built gas chambers offsite.
Nazi Germany led the first public anti-smoking campaign.
At the outbreak of World War II, the Indian army numbered 205,000 men. Later during World War II the Indian Army became the largest all-volunteer force in history, rising to over 2.5 million men in size.
A Russian fighter pilot in WWII flew himself home after being shot down… by stealing a Nazi fighter plane.
The Japanese developed an underwater aircraft carrier in WWII.
In WWII Britain deceived the Nazis using a dead homeless person, enabling Allied troops to invade Italy.
Eighty percent of Soviet males born in 1923 didn’t survive WWII.