Graph: How Deadly Was World War I?

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Graph: How Deadly Was World War I?
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History on the Net – “World War One was one of the deadliest conflicts in the history of the human race, in which over 16 million people died. The total number of both civilian and military casualties is estimated at around 37 million people. The war killed almost 7 million civilians and 10 million military personnel.”

So how did each country fair? Below is a graphical representation of casualties by country.

Infographic: How Deadly Was World War I? | Statista

Map Source: Statista. Cover Photo: World War I Marines with Gas Masks, circa 1918.