Day of Memory and Grief on June 22, 2009: Russia!

Today on June 22, 1941 Germany attacked the Soviet Union. The Nazi airplanes bombed the Soviet Union up to 300 kilometers inside the borders. Joining with Germany against the Soviet Union was Italy, Hungary, Finland and Romania.

The Soviet Union suffered more deaths in WWII than any other country. The Soviet Union lost approximately 26,600,000 people. This includes 8,600,000 people from the armed forces.

The Great Patriotic War lasted for 1,418 days and nights.

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