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.