World War II

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World War II
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Date
  • 1 September 1939 – 2 September 1945 (1939-09-01 – 1945-09-02)
  • (6 years and 1 day)[a]
Location
Result
Participants
Allies Axis
Commanders and leaders
Main Allied leaders Main Axis leaders
Casualties and losses
  • Military dead:
  • Over 16,000,000
  • Civilian dead:
  • Over 45,000,000
  • Total dead:
  • Over 61,000,000
  • (1937–1945)
  • ...further details
  • Military dead:
  • Over 8,000,000
  • Civilian dead:
  • Over 4,000,000
  • Total dead:
  • Over 12,000,000
  • (1937–1945)
  • ...further details