World War II Casualties

Name the countries involved in World War II with at least 1,000 casualties, both military and civilian.
Based on 1939 borders, including overseas colonies.Typing modern nations will work for colonies.
Quiz by lkeegan123
Rate:
Last updated: April 11, 2016
First submittedMarch 30, 2016
Times taken2,761
Average score72.7%
Rating4.63
Report this quizReport
6:00
0
 / 44 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Deaths
Country
27,000,000
Soviet Union
20,000,000
Republic of China
7,400,000
Nazi Germany
6,000,000
Second Polish Republic
4,000,000
Dutch East Indies
3,238,000
Empire of Japan
2,600,000
British Raj
2,200,000
French Indochina
1,700,000
Kingdom of Yugoslavia
1,000,000
Commonwealth of the Philippines
600,000
French Third Republic
564,000
Kingdom of Hungary
507,000
Kingdom of Greece
500,000
Kingdom of Romania
483,000
Dependency of Korea
472,407
Kingdom of Italy
450,900
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
419,400
United States of America
370,000
Republic of Lithuania
355,000
First Czechoslovak Republic
252,600
British Burma
250,000
Republic of Latvia
Deaths
Country
210,000
Kingdom of the Netherlands
100,000
Kingdom of Ethiopia
100,000
British Malaya
95,000
Republic of Finland
88,000
Kingdom of Belgium
83,000
Republic of Estonia
70,000
Portuguese Timor
43,600
Dominion of Canada
40,400
Commonwealth of Australia
30,000
Kingdom of Albania
21,500
Kingdom of Bulgaria
15,000
Territory of New Guinea
11,900
Union of South Africa
11,700
Realm of New Zealand
10,200
Kingdom of Norway
10,000
South Pacific Mandate
7,600
Kingdom of Thailand
6,000
Kingdom of Denmark
5,000
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
4,500
State of Spain
2,000
Federative Republic of Brazil
1,100
Kingdom of Egypt
+1
Level 82
Mar 30, 2016
Shouldn't Yugoslavia be the Kingdom of Yugoslavia -- the Socialist Republic is after WWII?
+1
Level 67
Apr 1, 2016
Yes. Fixed it.
+1
Level 68
May 13, 2016
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania weren´t part of the Soviet Union?
+1
Level 67
May 18, 2016
Not in 1939.
+1
Level 43
Aug 27, 2016
Very interesting. I like how you included some modern states that weren't independent at the time, like India, Burma, Indonesia and Korea.
+1
Level 23
Sep 22, 2016
Make some alternative names for the philippines. Also I thought that Mongolia gave a lot of casualties.
+1
Level 33
Apr 8, 2017
Please, allow Phillipines.
+1
Level 68
Oct 15, 2017
Iran lost (only!!) about 1000 when SU and UK attacked Iran in WW2. And the Free City of Danzig very probably lost also more than 1000 casualities in WW2. Probably like ~30k. But hard to get numbers as those are typically counted as German casualities.
+1
Level 35
Mar 12, 2020
I would like to know, where did the data came from. The 355.000 figure for Czechoslovakia seems incredibly high. I am from Czech Republic and as well as I am aware about our history, there was something about 80.000 casualties in our country. I am not sure about Slovakia, which participated in Holocaust more actively, but still the number seems a bit of for me. It is almost comparable to that of Italy or Romania, though there was no major military operation during WWII.
+1
Level 67
Nov 17, 2020
It's from a study by a Russian historian named Vadim Erlikman. The majority of deaths from Czechoslovakia were Jews killed in the Holocaust, about 270,000 according to this study. Must things I've read have estimated a similar number. The rest includes about 20,000 deaths from Nazi reprisals and 35,000 combat deaths fighting with both the Allies and as collaborators,
+2
Level 67
Jun 22, 2020
You forgot Mexico and Ireland who both sent soldiers to the allied side and Mongolia and sinkiang who aided the ussr
+1
Level 82
Jan 18, 2022
Sweden, although neutral, had approx 2000 casualties. Newfoundland with 1,200 deaths, was not yet part of Canada and should be counted separately in the same way as India, Burma and Malaysia.