World War I – Cost

Cost of the First World War   1914 – 1918
In economic terms  $208 billion 
Followed by 2 decades of economic misery
Loss of human life  
Number of war dead 9.4 million (6000 a day) 
Allies (Victors)  5.4 million 
Central Powers (Losers)  4 million 
Crippled/Permanent disabilties 15 million 
Genocide of Armenian people  800,000 to 1.3 million lives lost
(Source: National Archives, The UK)

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