miércoles, 12 de abril de 2017

Todas las bombas lanzadas por americanos y británicos durante la II guerra mundial [mapa]


Mapa que muestra todas las bombas lanzadas por países anglosajones durante la II guerra mundial, la mayoría británicos y estadounidenses. El mapa se ha nutrido de la base de datos THOR. Entre 1939 y 1945, los aliados lanzaron 3.4 millones de toneladas de bombas sobre los países del eje con 305.000-600 civiles alemanes aniquilados y otros tantos 330000-500000 civiles japoneses. Las bombas del eje mataron a 500.000 soviéticos, 67.078 franceses y 60595 británicos.


http://brilliantmaps.com/uk-us-bombs-ww2/

Every Bomb Dropped By The British & Americans During WW2

Every Bomb Dropped By The British & Americans During WW2
Map created by reddit user amazonada
The map above shows every bomb dropped by the British and Americans during World War 2, along with a limited amount of bombs dropped by the Australians, South Africans, and New Zealanders.
The data comes from the US Military’s Theater History of Operations (THOR) Data set for World War 2:
This dataset combines digitized paper mission reports from WWII. It can be searched by date, conflict, geographic location and more than 60 other data elements to form a live-action sequence of the air war from 1939 to 1945. The records include U.S. and Royal Air Force data, as well as some Australian, New Zealand and South African air force missions.
A few additional facts:
  • Between 1939 and 1945, Allied planes dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs on Axis powers.
  • Between 305,000 and 600,000 German and 330,000 and 500,000 Japanese civilians were killed by Allied bombs during the war.
  • On the other hand, 60,595 British, 67,078 French and over 500,000 Soviet civilians were killed by Axis bombing.
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