Awesome – Top 10 Facts – World War II (Watch)

World War II lasted from September 1st, 1939 until September 2nd, 1945 when Japan formally signed surrender documents.

This was a war on a whole new scale, it enveloped the world on all almost all continents and brought death and destruction to a whole new level.

So how do you sum up such a conflict in a 10-minute video? Well, you can’t.

Instead, the clever people from LEMMiNO have taken ten interesting facts from this six-year struggle and explained these in detail.

From the British code word for a double agent to the reason Hitler never scaled the Eiffel tower, here are Ten Fascinating Facts about WW2!

Joris Nieuwint

Joris Nieuwint is a battlefield guide for the Operation Market Garden area. His primary focus is on the Allied operations from September 17th, 1944 onwards. Having lived in the Market Garden area for 25 years, he has been studying the events for nearly as long. He has a deep understanding of the history and a passion for sharing the stories of the men who are no longer with us.