Here are 18 World War II Facts That You Won’t Believe

FeaturedWWIITo date, World War II is the biggest war in history. The war began in 1939 and lasted until 1945 and was the deadliest war in history. The war featured nearly every nation on the planet being involved in some way, including all the major powers of the time. Many people today simply don’t know just how major this conflict was, and how it blurred the lines between civilian and military resources. This war changed the lives of nearly everyone on the planet in one way or another. Here are 18 unbelievable facts about World War II that will leave you speechless, especially number 15.

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#18 Dachau Actually Opened Years Before the War Started

001--18-dachau-actually-opened-years-before--3ec4d1ee43723e38f3a157bb37cc007eThe concentration camp named Dachau was actually created in 1933, many years before the war even began and grew to over 100 subcamps. And while a ton of people were killed here, it is not even close to the deadliest concentration camp out there, which we talk about in slide #9. I bet you had no idea about this next WWII fact…