Top 10 Countries Which Were Most Affected by World War II

It's about those countries which were affected in World War II. It also includes after the war.
The Top Ten
1 Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately ...read more.

Poland lost highest percentage of deaths (17%) and lost 6 million people, that's not the most, but it's a lot, over 85% of its capital (Warsaw) was destroyed and they had to rebuild that during 45 years of Russian communism, not counting all the camps the nazis built and the amount of land Poland lost because of ww2

Their army wasn't big...because most of them were dead and they had to get their country back... in poland thiers a statue with running people representing that poland was very confident to get their land...sadly after WW2 every country agreed that the countries that destroyed some building in other countries had to pay the country they destroyed so they can rebuild it, germany didn't pay poland even though it was the most destroyed country in THE WORLD.

Poland Lost 20% of population.
Material Lost is about 350 bilions $.
The capitol was destroyed in 80%.
East part of Poland was taken out and given east part of germany instead which was mostly destroyed by Red army pushing towards Berlin. Poland never get reparations. For next 45 years was slave of soviet union.

Millions of people died during the bombing or in the concentration camps. Nazis have killed teachers, artists and doctors. Warsaw was destroyed in 90% and rest of the cities in about 60-75%

2 Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

Harry S Truman did the right thing which was to avenge the victims of Pearl Harbor as well as the other Asian countries. Let's not forget to mention the comfort women who were the most victimized people within the War in the Pacific. The Two Atomic bombs were justifiable on why Japan's military power needed to end.

After the war Japan was nowhere near like how they were before. Everything changed in Japan. Literally Everything and are still the only country to ever get hit by a nuclear bomb in war.

The nukes are overrated. Already cities like Tokyo were being bombed and destroyed with normal bombs. It also highly discredits the Americans who fought in the pacific

The bomb was the most humane thing, the other 2 options were starvation of invasion killing 2 million Japanese for invading.

3 Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

Germany should be number one! The country was divided by the communist east and the capitalist West for over 40 years and then it reunified.

After a while, Germany was restored from East and West Germany to a whole country again, and it's like nothing ever happened.

"They didn't get nuked 2 times", but their economical rate decreased a lot. Plus they lost a lot of their citizens as soldiers.

Was literally divided (especially Berlin) and the economy was drastically affected.

4 Soviet Union

As they lost millions of soldiers when they came from Asia to Germany to invade

They lost the most civilians and solders in World War II.

They lost Millions of it's citizens

They had the most casualties - 27 mil

5 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is ...read more.

Their empire fell after the war plus they had so much debt that they had trouble rebuilding

Absolutely valiant; the British people, as well as their military, heroically
acquitted themselves in every way.
Peace, BG (for now, at least).

"The Blitz".A lot of people including innocent civilians had to die for nothing.

How could Winston Churchill live until 1965 and survive the blitz

6 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

World war 2 is absolutely a tragedy for China! We all remember that bloody history, and never ever gonna forget it!

It was a massacre, China was not strong enough to fight back.

I am from China.

This should be 1st.

7 United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

You mean except for all those white crosses and body bags? As to any real economic benefit, America didn't finish paying off its war debt (its "borrowing" from the Fed and paying off on war bonds) until the early 1980s. By the way, thanks to FDR's socialist policies, the depression in America lasted 8 years longer than the rest of the industrialized world.

My mind about WW2
50% - What hitler's mustache looks like
10% - Knowing that non-jews got killed in the holocaust
25% - Disney propoganda cartoons
15% - Daffy Duck hitting Hitler in the head with a mallet

The US was affected by WWII in a good way, surprisingly. The war picked the country out of the Great Depression in the '40s. It created more jobs and more production of supplies, also.

We flat out almost went bankrupt fighting the Japanese.

8 India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

I didn't really get the "Nuky" "Nuky" thing. But like I said technically they got something good from WWII (for them). And a visitor already said that.

Indians did not get the credits

India was parted cause British was too weak at that time after WWII.

India parted in war

Technically India got something after WWII

9 Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Many infrastructure were being built before the war, and nearly all was destroyed. Manila was a battlefield, thousands of soldiers and innocent people died resisting against the Japanese. Philippines was the last country to surrender in Southeast Asia.

Though it probably wouldn't be first, many of the bloody battles were fought in the Philippines, notably the battle of Manila. Though not as many people were killed, most of the city was entirely leveled. Along with it years of Culture and many people's homes.

The most damaged in world war II

Sadly I kinda agree

10 Netherlands

Millions and millions of people died and the country suffered so much post-war.

RIP the spice trade

80% of our jews died we got killed because of no food...

Netherlands was torn,millions of jews dead,thousands went into hiding to easccape the rath that was Hitler Netherlands deserves more credit in ww2

Millions and millions of people died and the country suffered so much post-war.

Including the japanese atrocities in the Dutch East Indies.

The Contenders
11 Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.
12 France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

During WW2 France was the second country most bombed by the Allies after Germany. It took seven times the tonnage of Allied bombs that the UK took from Nazi Germany. Roughly 75,000 tonnes of bombs were dropped on the UK (including Hitler's V missiles). In France, it's in the order of 518,000 tonnes. It's also a sad statistic that more French civilians were killed by allied bombing( 76000) than British civilians killed by German bombing (50000).

Yes, they didn't get "NUKED" two times but massive amount of bombing and uses of firearm will easily tear apart their cities.

13 Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

Most bombed country of ww2, yet Malta is only 316 square KM in size

14 Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy in Northern Europe whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard. ...read more.

I don't know what some people are talking about. Neither did I add it nor I said anything about getting nuked.

Get this off this list

I'm Norwegian. Pretty sure they didn't get nuked two times. This is why we shouldn't believe the internet sometimes. THIS IS FALSE ADVERTISING! Kind of offended. I would appreciate if you could fix this. Thanks.

15 Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
16 Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

They were also effected. but they pulled back quickly from WWII. and once I read that most of the Nazi soldiers supported them.

17 Yugoslavia
18 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language.

Hey I'm doing a historical fiction report on the point of view of a little girl in world war two, and I chose a Russian girl. So the more you could tell me, would help a lot.

Soviet Union is already here.

Exit Hitler, Enter Stalin

As Soviet Union

19 Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
20 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

How are other countries like Colombia and Sri Lanka before Australia? They sent Hundreds of thousands of troops to perish in the African and European fronts. Please correct me if I’m wrong.

This country was affected as well

21 Korea

Korea was a single country before WWII. But after WWII it became a part of Soviet Union and US. Which led to conflict between two parts.

Camden is epic yeeet

Jack is epic yeet

22 Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.

How the heck is finland so low on this list? It's got invaded by the U.S.S.R. , starting The Winter War.

23 Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.

If this is where the jews were from then this is defenetly who got most affected

95% of it's jewish population got killed!
It's independance was lost for over 40 years!

24 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, ...read more.
25 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

The got nuked

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