40 Fascinating And Jaw Dropping Facts about World War II

11. Due to rationing during the WW2, the scarcity of chocolate led to the invention of Nutella.

12. Prior to the beginning of the WW2, Germany was ruled by Adolf Hitler, who wanted to rule entire Europe.

Germany was ruled by Adolf Hitler

13. Countries like Sweden, Switzerland, and Spain remain neutral and did not join either of the groups fighting the WW2.

14. Post the WW2, an offer was made by the United States to buy Greenland for $100,000,000 which was rejected by Denmark.

15. Some of the most dangerous military men fighting the WW2 were the Finnish snipers.

ww2 Finnish snipers

16. Eighty percent of Soviet males born in 1923 didn’t survive WWII.

17. Japan indulged in suicide tactics quite commonly during the WW2.

18. Even before WW2 had started Hitler predicted in his book “Mein Kampf” a European War that would exterminate all of the Jews from Germany.

Mein Kampf

19. The Battle of the Bulge is the largest and deadliest battle for U.S. troops to date, with more than 80,000 American casualties.

20. “Amerika” was the name of the private train of Adolf Hitler.

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