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World War 2, the most widespread war in history, involved over 30 countries and 100 million people.

Officially lasting from 1939 through 1945, World War II was a global war pitting the Axis against the Allies. It is estimated that between 50 million to 85 million people were killed worldwide, making it the most deadly conflict in human history.