From the start of the war in 1939 until the Empire of Japan finally surrendered in 1945, the Second World War resulted in the most deaths and global devastation in human history, as it's estimated that over 50 million people were killed in the conflict. Are you an expert on the ins and outs of this deadly war? Here's a quiz where you can find out.
The after effects of World War I, along with the economic depression that hit the world in the 1930s, created the perfect breeding ground for another major conflict to emerge. In fact, the signs of the coming war were present well before the latter half of the '30s. When war finally erupted and countries picked sides, there was no turning back until one side gave an unconditional surrender. Surrender finally came in 1945, as the Allies managed a string of massive victories against the Axis Powers.
How much do you know about the growing conflict, the war and the aftermath of it all? Can you recall the names of the most important battles and figures from the war? Do you know how WWII changed the way battles are fought?
When you're ready to test your knowledge on the Second World War, give this quiz a shot and see if you can blow it out of the water.