Latze Member Posts: 377 Joined: 08 May 2010, 17:55 Re: German Casualties - Eastern Front vs. Western Front by Latze 14 Sep 2015, 23:06 The official U.S. report listed 1 U.S. civilian killed during the, Six U.S. civilians were killed in Oregon in May 1945 by Japanese. The local, According to an official U.S. report during the. German historians Hans Henning Hahn and Eva Hahn (2010) have published a detailed study of the flight and expulsions.  A large number of partisans and members of the RSI forces were former members of the armed forces of the Kingdom of Italy, to which is referred the 3,430,000 figure. Independent Russian historian Vadim Erlikman estimated Latvian civilian war dead in 194145 at 220,000 (35,000 in military operations; 110,000 executed, 35,000 in Germany and 40,000 due to hunger and disease. WW1 started on July 28th 1914 and ended on November 11th 1918 and it lasted 1567 days. Fighting on the Western front seemed to stabilize, and the Allied advance stalled in front of the Siegfried Line (Westwall) and the southern reaches of the Rhine. Civilian losses due to attacks on merchant shipping were 470 merchant mariners and 502 passengers. Germany reports. Military Losses by theatre of war: Italy 74,725 (37,573 post armistice); France 2,060 (1,039 post armistice); Mai 1974. [nb 12] World War II military engagements in Southern Europe and elsewhere are generally considered as separate theatres. Civilian war dead were approximately 2,100, French military war of 210,000 dead include 150,000 regular forces (193940. Wojciech Materski and Tomasz Szarota. WWII: Western Front Worksheets . A. On that same day Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, as head of OKW and Jodl's superior, was brought to Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Karlshorst and signed another instrument of surrender that was essentially identical to that signed in Rheims with two minor additions requested by the Soviets. On Utah Beach, U.S. troops suffered only 197 casualties, the lightest of any beach, when they accidentally landed in the wrong spot. 1939 Press Photo American Soldiers Honoring French WWII Casualties in Nantes . 83,307 dead; 57,258 missing and 118,127 wounded. , Military(Norwegian & Allied Forces) 2,000 (800 Army, 900 Navy and 100 Air).  One of the worst one-day massacres during the German military occupation of Serbia was the Kragujevac massacre. This was followed by a pincer movement of the First Canadian Army in Operation Veritable advancing from the Nijmegen area of the Netherlands, and the US Ninth Army crossing the Roer in Operation Grenade. World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history.An estimated total of 70-85 million people perished, or about 3% of the 2.3 billion (est.) The West German government did not list euthanasia victims along with the war dead. 1939 German Soldiers With Time To Spare Thresh Wheat In France Ww2 Photo 7X9 . About 298,000 Americans died. The liberation of Northern France and the Benelux countries was of special significance for the inhabitants of London and the southeast of England because it denied the Germans launch sites for their mobile V-1 and V-2 Vergeltungswaffen (reprisal weapons). Deported from annexed territories 194041 380,000 to 390,000 persons, including: Poland 309312,000; Lithuania 17,500; Latvia 17,000; Estonia 6,000; Moldova 22,842. Hitler survived to wreak a terrible vengeance on at least 2,000 army officers (including Rommel) and launch a desperate counter-attack on the Western Front in December 1944, now known as the 'Battle of the Bulge'. [nb 13]. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Annual Report 20142015 is the source of the military dead for the British Empire. The Allied operations were then succeeded by the German Ardennes offensive. The losses listed here are actual deaths; hypothetical losses due to a decline in births are not included with the total dead. I believe that it was just as bad for Russians taken prisoners by the Germans on the Eastern front. The US Seventh Army and the French First Army, making up the US 6th Army Group, rapidly consolidated this beachhead and liberated Southern France in two weeks; they then moved north up the Rhone valley. The military's complicity extended not only to the generals and upper leadership but also to the rank and file. other overseas 23,388 killed and 0 wounded. Informationen zur Klrung der Schicksale von Flchtlingen aus den. The Survey believes the dead at Hiroshima to have been between 70,000 and 80,000, with an equal number injured; at Nagasaki over 35,000 dead and somewhat more than that injured seems the most plausible estimate. Deaths in battle were 292,131. With an introd. 95% of POWs taken by the Germans on the Western front survived. Warsaw 1947. , The US 12th Army Group fanned out, and the First Army went north as the southern pincer of the Ruhr encirclement. German casualties based on statistics collected during the war included 27,074 KIA, 18,384 MIA and 111,034 WIA. Dutch Merchant Marine. Figure does not include the Nazi euthanasia program, German Federal Archive, Siegel, Silke Vertreibung und Vertreibungsverbrechen 19451948. The crossing of the Moselle River and the capture of the fortress of Metz proved difficult for the American troops in the face of German reinforcements, supply shortages, and unfavorable weather.  The names and data for 12,790 victims at Stara Gradika have been established. Reported deaths for the years 19391945 1,187,783, including: judicial executions 46,350; deaths in Gulag labor camps 718,804; deaths in labor colonies and prisons 422,629. 600,000 POWs of Allies; 50,000 POWs of Russians; 650,000 POWs of Germans, U. S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR (POWs) AND MISSING IN ACTION (MIAs), U. S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR (POWs) AND MISSING IN ACTION (MIAs) (incl. The Allies had been arguing about whether to advance on a broad-front or a narrow-front from before D-Day. 360,000 dead or wounded, and 1,900,000 captured. These figures included the losses of Newfoundland and Southern Rhodesia. Studies on the Population of China, 13681953. David M. Glantz, Siege of Leningrad 1941 1944 Cassell 2001. While most of the German Army was fighting against Poland, a much smaller German force manned the Siegfried Line, their fortified defensive line along the French border. In German Armed Forces 700, Polish losses during the Soviet occupation (19391941). Netherlands figure listed in the table of 112,000 Jews taken from, Donald L. Niewyk, professor of history at Southern Methodist University, maintains that the Holocaust can be defined in four ways: first, that it was the genocide of the Jews alone; second, that there were several parallel Holocausts, one for each of the several groups; third, the Holocaust would include Roma and the handicapped along with the Jews; fourth, it would include all racially motivated German crimes, such as the murder of Soviet prisoners of war, Polish and Soviet civilians, as well as political prisoners, religious dissenters, and homosexuals. This page was last edited on 21 December 2022, at 04:17. p. 30. U.S. Army figures include the deaths of 5,337 from the Philippines and 165 from Puerto Rico (see p.118). Retrieved 4 March 2016. Although Japan was heavily involved in World War II, it is estimated that only 2.5-3.1 million Japanese were killed in the war, representing only 3.5% of its pre-war population. Archivalien und ausgewhlte Erlebnisberichte. Manchuria & USSR 7,483 killed and 4,641 wounded. Data from the Netherlands Institute of War Documentation puts the number of Dutch POW captured by the Japanese at 37,000 of whom 8,500 died. Third Axis Fourth Ally. ), Mnchen: Piper 1989, S. 858873, Ufficio Storico dello Stato Maggiore dell'Esercito. by Konrad Adenauer. Niewyk, Donald L. The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, Columbia University Press, 2000; Statistisches Jahrbuch fr die Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1960 Bonn 1961 p. 78, Bundesarchiv Euthanasie" im Nationalsozialismus, bundesarchiv.de; accessed 5 March 2016.(German). 2- The section Effects of Strategic Bombing on the German War Economy of October 31, 1945 put the losses at 375,000 killed and 625,000 wounded.  World War II military engagements in Southern Europe and elsewhere are generally considered under separate headings. Andreev, E.M.; Darski, L.E. , , ed. The war was notable for the Nazi-sponsored genocide of the Jewish peoples resulting in more than 5.9 million deaths, and the impact of "Total War" on the world's population. The source of the figures is Vadim Erlikman[ru].  The authors of the Oxford Companion to World War II maintain that "casualty statistics are notoriously unreliable".  Serbian sources currently claim that 700,000 persons were murdered at Jasenovac. World War I Killed, wounded, and missing The casualties suffered by the participants in World War I dwarfed those of previous wars: some 8,500,000 soldiers died as a result of wounds and/or disease. 1992-6, Stephane Courtois, The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression, Harvard Univ Pr, 1999. 105657, Table 607. Dutch casualties are placed at 2,890 killed or missing, 6,900 wounded, with no information provided on those captured. According to Norwegian government sources the war dead were 10,200. Following two months of slow fighting in hedgerow country, Operation Cobra allowed the Americans to break out at the western end of the lodgement. Ingo Haar, "Straty zwiazane z wypedzeniami: stan bada, problemy, perspektywy", Die Flucht der deutschen Bevlkerung 1944/45, "Does Germany owe Greece wartime reparations money? U.S. The Ninth and First American armies then turned east and pushed to the Elbe river by mid-April. In response, Britain and France declared war on Germany on 3 September. Really, it is! During World War II, 14,059 American POWs died in enemy captivity throughout the war (12,935 held by Japan and 1,124 held by Germany). The majority of the British and elements of the French forces escaped at Dunkirk. They listed 210,000 direct war casualties in the Netherlands, not including the. It was not possible to predict where the Allies might choose to launch their invasion. Archivalien und ausgewhlte Erlebnisberichte. , The total war dead in the USSR includes about 1million victims of Stalin's regime. Germany (West). Soviet sources list the deaths of 474,967 of the 2,652,672 German Armed Forces, Estimated total Soviet military war dead in 194145 on the.  Deaths directly caused by the war (including military and civilian fatalities) are estimated at 5056million, with an additional estimated 1928million deaths from war-related disease and famine. This would bring the total number of Italian military personnel killed to some 341,000 (excluding colonial troops). French aircraft losses were 560. Hope yall enjoy!Buy us . Commonwealth War Graves Commission Annual Report 20132014, page 44. However, as the breakout took place during Operation Cobra at the western end of the bridge-head, the 21st Army Group that included the British and Canadian forces swung east and headed for Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern Germany, while the U.S. Twelfth Army Group advanced to their south via eastern France, Luxembourg and the Ruhr Area, rapidly fanning out into a broad front. in Demographic Trends and Patterns in the Soviet Union Before 1991. Summary report (1947) Estimated that 252,769 Japanese were killed and 298,650 injured in the air war. The 1949 report of the Japanese government Economic Stabilization Board detailed the casualties caused by air raids and sea bombardment. Under the onslaught in both the north and south of France, the German Army fell back. Because of the decline in activity in the two port cities, the constant threat of incendiary raids, and the formal evacuation programs of the Government, an unknown number of the inhabitants had either drifter away from the cities or been removed according to plan. The German army (or Heer) was the most complicit as a result of being on the ground in Germany's eastern campaigns, but all branches participated. of Commerce) Washington 1953. p. 43 The U.S. Commerce Dept. German efforts to interdict the Allies' trans-Atlantic trade at sea ignited the Battle of the Atlantic. 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But Nazi Germany's military position had been hopeless ever since she had failed to drive the Allied forces into the sea on D-Day.  In August 1941, 243,106 Poles living in the Special Settlements were amnestied and released by the Soviets. The West German government in made a rough estimate in 1956 of 20,000 civilians killed during the 1945 military campaign in current post war German borders, not including the former German territories in Poland. Personelle Verluste der deutschen Bevlkerung durch Flucht und Vertreibung. The Holocaust is the term generally used to describe the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World WarII. Military dead were estimated with Soviet forces at 15,000 and 5,000 with German. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959. p. 252, Waller Wynne, Population of Czechoslovakia. Some 16,000 Austrians were killed in prison, while over 67,000 Austrian Jews were deported to death camps, only 2,000 of them lived to see the end of the war. Murray, Williamson and Millett, Alan R. (2000). It is said that the Russians could have won the Second World War without any support from the US or Commonwealth forces, above all because of their large quantity of produced T-34 tanks. In their hurry to re-arm, Britain and France had both begun to buy large numbers of weapons from manufacturers in the United States at the outbreak of hostilities, supplementing their own production. Civilian deaths were caused by Allied bombing and shellfire and Japanese atrocities. The official Russian figure for total POW held by the Germans is 4,059,000; the number of Soviet, Conscripted reservists is an estimate of men called up, primarily in 1941, who were killed in battle or died as. Germany reports. Presse-und Informationsamt. Hungarian Jewish losses of 569,000 presented here include the territories annexed in 193941. Bilanz der Forschung unter besonderer Bercksichtigung der Wehrmacht- und Vertreibungsverluste, in: Der Zweite Weltkrieg. Wiesbaden, Distribution: F. Steiner, 1961, p. 32, Statistisches Jahrbuch fr die Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1960 Bonn 1961 p. 78, available online at. Statistisches Jahrbuch fr die Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1960, p. 78. Moluccas: 2,600, 1,800, (4,400) Front, called by the people in the Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War, saw most of the damage in terms of military casualties, the Western Front, which encompassed Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands . 2004/1, p. 4 (2,000,000), Gesamterhebung zur Klrung des Schicksals der deutschen Bevlkerung in den Vertreibungsgebieten, Mnchen: Zentralstelle des Kirchl. The, Michael Ellman and S. Maksudov, Soviet Deaths in the Great Patriotic War:a note World War II . Lennart Lundberg Handelsflottan under andra vrldskriget, p. 9. A raid on Sark on the night of 3/4 October 1942 is notable because a few days after the incursion the Germans issued a propaganda communiqu implying at least one prisoner had escaped and two were shot while resisting having their hands tied. The Germans managed to hold a large bridgehead (the Colmar Pocket), on the western bank of the Rhine and centered around the city of Colmar. Of these, approximately 330,000 were fatalities. ), (1945) The casualty figures compiled by the. (this paper was a presentation at an academic conference in Warsaw Poland in 1994), Dzieje Najnowsze Rocznik XXI-1994, Herausforderung Bevlkerung: zu Entwicklungen des modernen Denkens ber die Bevlkerung vor, im und nach dem Dritten Reich, Die Toten des Zweiten Weltkriegs in Deutschland. Austrian civilian casualties were 99,700 victims of Nazi persecution and 24,000 killed in Allied air raids. Thailand: 6,900, 100, (7,000)  The table below gives data on the number of dead and military wounded for each country, along with population information to show the relative impact of losses. 55, No. An academic study of the Chinese population concluded that "a conservative estimate would put total human casualties directly caused by the war of 19371945 at between 15,000,000 and 20,000,000". However, it lay at the end of the long Scheldt Estuary, and so it could not be used until its approaches were clear of heavily fortified German positions. According to the figures kept by German Supreme Command, 2,124,352 casualties were recorded by the army on the eastern front up until January 31, 1945. With an introd. Ministero della Difesa Edizioni 1986 (in Italian). These figures vary because of the shift of borders between 1937 and 1940. Tams Stark of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences has provided the following assessment of Hungarian losses. Seventh Army and French First Army) fought a difficult campaign through the Vosges Mountains that was marked by dogged German resistance and slow advances. On 15 August the Allies launched Operation Dragoon the invasion of Southern France between Toulon and Cannes. About 326,000 civilians and military personnel were . Altogether 35,000 of the 240,000 Europeans died; most of them were men of working age.". Fighting on the Western Front was preceded by the Phony War. , The Estonian State Commission for the Examination of Repressive Policies Carried out During the Occupations put civilian deaths due to the Soviet occupation in 19401941 at 33,900 including (7,800 deaths) of arrested people, (6,000) deportee deaths, (5,000) evacuee deaths, (1,100) people gone missing and (14,000) conscripted for forced labor. 1- The summary report of September 30, 1945 put total casualties for the entire period of the war at 305,000 killed and 780,000 wounded. Original emissaries had no authority to surrender to any of the Allies. Merchant Navy (30,248); British Home Guard (1,206) and Civilians (60,595). Civilian deaths totaled 5055million. In early 1918 Imperial Germany knew it finally had a chance to win against the Allies. Analysen, Grundzge, Forschungsbilanz, Michalka, Wolfgang (Hrsg. Rdiger Overmans writes "It seems entirely plausible, while not provable, that one half of the 1.5 million missing on the eastern front were killed in action, the other half (700,000) however in fact died in Soviet custody". All sides practiced the shooting of hostages on a large scale. The next month, the Germans launched the Battle of France . Some auxiliary and civilian organizations are also accorded war grave status if death occurred under certain specified conditions. Wars and Population. Colonial forces are not included in these figures. 33 Swedish sailors were killed when submarine HMS Ulven was sunk by a German mine on April 16, 1943.  Because of the massive logistical obstacles a cross-channel invasion would face, the Allied high command decided to conduct a practice attack against the French coast. 21st Army Group was then instead ordered to move northeast toward Bremen and Hamburg. pedagog. Their advance only slowed down as they encountered regrouped and entrenched German troops in the Vosges Mountains. The attack was the debut of the Australian Imperial Force on the Western Front and, according to McMullin, "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire history". , 4-The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale Based on a survey of Japanese households the death toll was put at 900,000 dead and 1.3million injured, the SBS noted that this figure was subject to a maximum sampling error of 30%. Krasnoiarskii gos. In the resulting battle, the city was taken, at a cost of 5,000 casualties on both sides, with an additional 5,600 German prisoners. , 3-The effects of air attack on Japanese urban economy. American military dead#^BF1, The reasons for the high human toll in Yugoslavia were as follows Toward Peace: War Responsibility, Postwar Compensation, and Peace Movements and Education in Japan. , In August 2009 the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) researchers estimated 150,000 Polish citizens were killed due to Soviet repression. Because the Allied lines had become severely stretched in response to the crisis in the Ardennes, holding and throwing back the Nordwind offensive was a costly affair that lasted almost four weeks. Commissariato generale C.G.V. The principal belligerents were Russia and Romania (of the Allied and Associated Powers) versus the Central Powers countries of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Bulgaria. Stara Gradika was a sub-camp of Jasenovac established for women and children. In addition the civilian population was conscripted by the Japanese as forced laborers and were subjected to numerous mindless atrocities.  In some cases this figure was potentially even higher, up to 80% in the Philippines and a staggering 97% in New Guinea.. Moscow 1971, p. 294, Poyer, Lin; Falgout, Suzanne; Carucci, Laurence Marshall. Nazi Empire: German colonialism and imperialism from Bismarck to Hitler. After the reoccupation by the USSR, 16,000 Estonians died in Soviet repressions during 194453. 13, No. Wounded: UK and Crown Colonies (284,049); India-(British colonial administration) (64,354), Australia (39,803); Canada (53,174); New Zealand (19,314); South Africa (14,363). There were more than 60 million World War 2 casualties resulting in death which at the time was more than 2.5% of the overall world population. A Russian historian in a handbook of human losses in the 20th century has provided the following assessment of Czechoslovak casualties: The Danish Ministry of Education has detailed Denmark's losses in the war of about 8,000 persons including 2,685 killed in Denmark in bombing raids, resistance fighters and those executed by the Germans and 3,000 who died outside Denmark including (2,000 merchant seamen, 63 serving with Allied forces, 600 in German camps, 400 workers in Germany).  Rosefielde posits that the release of the Soviet Archive figures is disinformation generated by the modern KGB. The estimated breakdown for each Soviet republic of total war dead^AY4. German Federal Archive, Siegel, Silke Vertreibung und Vertreibungsverbrechen 19451948. There were 1,536 deaths among the 13,996 interned civilians in 194245. Bevlkerungsbilanzen fr die deutschen Vertreibungsgebiete 1939/50.Herausgeber: Statistisches Bundesamt Wiesbaden Stuttgart: Verlag W. Kohlhammer, 1958. 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