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World War II Was The Most Costly War in People Killed

By far the most costly war in terms of human life was World War II (1939-45), in which the total number of fatalities, including battle deaths and civilians of all countries, is estimated to have been 54,800,000, assuming 25,000,000 U.S.S.R. fatalities and 7,800,000 Chinese civilians killed. The country which suffered the most was Poland with 6,028,000 or 22.2 percent of her population of 27,007,000 killed. (Encyclopedia of Illustrations #14273).