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How Many People Died from Swine Flu

The swine flu was a global pandemic influenza that was first discovered in April 2009. This new virus was a mixture of bird flu, swine and human flu. This flu didn’t affect only people with health problems (asthma, heart problems) this also effected even young people and pregnant women too. So the new virus got the name A (H1N1). The problem and the level of panic were of course for a reason, people didn’t just get sick they also started dieing from this virus.

Swine Flu Vaccine:
Swine Flu Vaccine
Swine Flu Inspection:
Swine Flu Inspection

It all started in Veracruz, Mexico, where, unfortunately there was an on going epidemic for months before it officially was recognized. The authorities tried to do everything in their power to stop the spreading, like closing public facilities, but the influenza continued on spreading world wide. This lead the World Health Organization to declare the flu pandemic in June 2009.

How Many People Died in World War 2 (two), ww2, wwii

As we all have learned World War II was the deadliest war in the newer history of humanity. World War II started in 1939, with Hitler’s’ policy for white race domination and it ended up in 1945. World War II was a battle between the Axis and Allies and it is said that around sixty one countries participated in this war.

Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, World War 2:
Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, World War 2
Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corp:
Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation

How Many People Died in World War 1 (one), ww1, wwi

The First World War started in the summer of 1914 and it ended up in 1918. The first World conflict involved the greatest powers at that time. These powers were divided in two alliances: The Allies (Great Britain, French and Russia) and the Central Powers (Germany, Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria). This was the largest war in history because more than 70 millions of people were mobilized to fight in it. The experts say that this is no correct number of the number of people that were killed. Some of the soldiers burned the records themselves because they didn’t want the others to know how their comrades died.

World War 1, Joe and war buddies together:
World War 1, Joe and his war buddies posing together
World War 1, after battle, the Menin Road:
World War 1, after the battle, the Menin Road

It is estimated that over 37 million people were casualties in World War I. The number of 37 million refers to both military and civilian casualties. 16 million of deaths out of which over 9 million were military personnel and 6.8 were civilians. The Allies lost about 5.7 million soldiers and the Central Powers about 4 million.

How many people died in Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest five hurricanes that happened in the history of the United Sates. The Hurricane Katrina is the result of the 2005 hurricane season. It first started forming on 23 August and it disappeared on 30 August 2005. The areas that affected Hurricane Katrina were Cuba, Bahamas, South Florida, Louisiana (especially New Orleans), Mississippi and a greater part of eastern North America. The damage Katrina has cost in numbers is the following:

Hurricane Katrina:
Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Katrina devastation:
Hurricane Katrina devastation

• 1,836 people died in the hurricane and
• An estimated $90 billion worth of damage.

How Many People Died in the American Civil War

The American civil War (1861-1865) was(is) the biggest war that ever took place on American soil. A tank to the weak central government and the different policy making the country was divided in two. The North (the union as they called it) and the South (or the Confederation). What triggered the war was the question about slavery. The North or the Union banned slavery and was developing very fast in the industrial area and they needed workers. The South however or the Confederation still had practiced and approved slavery and they were against banning it. So the fights started after the Confederation bombed the Union fort made on Confederation territory.
Below photos represent:
Rebel Cannons at Antietam Battlefield: (photo 1)
The Matthews House (Stone House), Manassas, National Battlefield (photo 2)

Rebel Cannons at Antietam Battlefield
The Matthews House (Stone House), Manassas, National Battlefield

It is supposed that at least 620,000 Americans died in the American civil war (experts even mention the number of 700,000. Have in mind that the record keeping at that time was with practically non-existent). The casualties divided into Federals and Confederates looked like this:

How Many People Died at Pearl Harbor attack in 1941

Pearl Harbor attack, 7th of Dec, 1941:
Pearl Harbor attack, 7th of Dec, 1941
Pearl Harbor attack, 7th of Dec, 1941:
Pearl Harbor attack, 7th of Dec, 1941

During the attack of the Pearl Harbor the World War II was raging. The World War II being a problem that took place on another continent, Europe, the United States didn’t take place in it. Never the less they were having a cold war with Japan who took place in the World War II conflict on the Axis side (allied with Hitler). In that time when Japan invaded Asia the U.S. protested by cutting off all the exports to Japan. This of course made Japan very mad so in order to get their vengeance they decided to cripple the US Navy fleet. The biggest US Navy fleet at that time was stationed in Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

How Many People Died in the Vietnam War

The Vietnam war was a conflict that was fought for 20 years, from November 1st, 1955 until April 30th, 1975, when Saigon finally fell. The war was between the communist party, the North Vietnam government and its allies and the capitalists the South Vietnam government that was supported by capitalist USA. The South Vietnamese side led a guerrilla war, and they depended more on air force help while the North Vietnamese side led a more contemporary way of fighting including large units into battle.

Vietnam War, Eddie Adams, Saigon Execution, 1968: (Photo 01)
Vietnam War Ships: (Photo 02)

Vietnam War, Eddie Adams, Saigon Execution, 1968
Vietnam War Ships

How many people died on the Titanic?

RMS Titanic model:
RMS Titanic model
Titanic painting:
Titanic painting

RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steam ship when it started its maiden voyage from Southampton, New England to New York, USA on April 10 1912. The owner of this ship was J.P.Morgan, an American tycoon, who spent $7.5 million at that time to build it. The ship is constructed in Belfast, Ireland and it was owned by White Line Star Company. But unfortunately that great ship didn’t make it to New York. Four days later on 14 April 1912 it sank hitting an iceberg. Its remains were discovered in 1986, almost 74 years after it sank.

How Many People Died at 9-11, Twin Towers, World Trade Center

The September 11 attacks were the greatest tragedy that has ever happened to the American people and on the American soil in its new history. The attacks are also known as the 9/11 attacks or the “Black September” as it was called in the newspapers.

WTC fire burning
9 11 01 twin towers

On the morning of 11 September 2001, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial jets. Two of the jets crashed into the twin towers of The World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the other (who was suppose to crash into the Pentagon) crashed in Pennsylvania after the passengers tried to regain control of the plain.