Chapter 5: War


The global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945 directly involving more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. The major participating nations threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history. Between 50 to 85 million people lost their lives.

Some questions you might like to ask:

  • What were you doing on the day the WW2 broke out?

  • Tell me about your life during the War?

  • Did you lose any loved ones to the War?

  • What did you fear most about War?

  • What do you remember about the day the War ended?

  • Did living through the war change your view of the world?

Share your questions below: