World War 2 Facts you probably don’t Know

1. The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese.

1. The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese.

A German soldier’s moment of death is captured on film as he throws up his hands; his Mauser 98k falls to the ground.WorldWar2Database

2. The first American serviceman killed was killed by the Russians.

2. The first American serviceman killed was killed by the Russians.

3. Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe.

3. Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe.

A B-17F destroyed by a German Me-262.United States Army Air Forces aircrew membervia Wikimedia Commons

4. More US servicemen died in the Air Corps that the Marine Corps.

4. More US servicemen died in the Air Corps that the Marine Corps.

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