World War 2 Facts – Mysterious Facts about World War II
World War II facts
A secret radio of a British POW in WWII was kept so well hidden that when he visited the camp 62 years later it was still there.
During WWII, the MI-5 secret mission “D-Day operation” code names were used as answers to puzzles a month before D-Day by telegraph. It was later discovered that it was a random coincidence.
During WWII, a Dutch Warship disguised like Tropical Island to prevent detection from Japanese radar and survived the war.
London reached its pre-WW2 population level of 8.6 million in January, 2015.
During WWII, Allied forces sunk 3 ships carrying 10,000 concentration camp survivors by accident.
During WW2, Indian Army volunteered 2.5 million soldiers and it is the largest volunteered army in world history.
In WWII, the Allies predicted statistic theory analysis on monthly production of German Tankers by basing on serial numbers given on tankers and the prediction is wrong by only one number.
In 1956 the last German POWs were released by the Soviet Union.
During WW2, a cat survived from sinking in three different ships and earned a nickname “Unsinkable Sam”.
Interesting facts about World War II
During WWII, the D-Day was intended to happen on June 5 because of Un-even weather condition it was extended by 24 hours.
During WWII, in New Zealand the American Service men protested against them for allowing Maori non-white people in clubs and not prohibiting them in bars.
During WWII bombings in Japan the American Air planes warned the civilians early by dropping 5 million pamphlets on the cities going to be bombed and to leave those marked cities.
During WWII, to cause epidemic outbreak the Japanese Air service bombed China with fleas infected with Bubonic Plague.
During WWII, Japanese killed more Chinese compared to the Jews death toll in Holocaust.
During WWII, the Japanese Killed 30 million Philippines, Malaysians, Vietnamese, Burmese, Cambodians and Indonesians combined.
During WWII, more than 800,000 Soviet Woman served in Russian Red Army.
During WWII, if the Allied Force soldier is imprisoned by Axis force the survival rate is 4% and if the Axis force soldier is imprisoned by Allied Force the survival rate is 70%.
Beginning of WWII most of the Axis force believed that Germans would beat the Russians within 6 months instead it took three years and six months to get defeated by Russians.
After WWII, Lyudmila Pavlychenko is the Ukrainian Soviet woman sniper credited with 309 killings including 39 snipers and is considered as the top military Red Army sniper.