The War in num­bers

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

65m fought in the war

17m peo­ple died

900,000 were Bri­tish sol­diers

5.1m Al­lies’ died

1.8m Ger­man sol­diers died

23m peo­ple wounded

2m were Bri­tish

134,712 Scot­tish ser­vice per­son­nel died

36% of Bri­tish troops killed or wounded

74% of French troops killed or wounded

2% of Bri­tish pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mated to have died

58,000 Bri­tish ca­su­al­ties on first day at the Somme

28% of Ser­bian pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mated to have died

20 coun­tries joined Al­lied Pow­ers

4 coun­tries made up the Cen­tral Pow­ers

12m let­ters were de­liv­ered to the front every week

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