06 June 2009

Damned lies and statistics

Approximate number of German divisions on the Eastern Front in June 1941: 190

Number of Soviet military deaths during the Eastern Front: Roughly 10 million

Total number of deaths, civilian and otherwise, caused by the Eastern Front: Roughly 30 million

Relation to the total number of deaths worldwide in World War II: Over one-third

Rank among all historical world conflicts of the Eastern Front if considered by itself: First

Relation, in multiples, of the size of the Eastern Front to the Western Front which began June 6, 1944: Four

Remember kids, if it t'weren't for 'Murica, you, not to mention everyone in Europe, would be speaking German today!