Only six nations - Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Vatican City - remained neutral throughout the war. They lost men, but from them volunteering to fight for other countries. The Soviet Union lost the most by far, but it's impossible to get an accurate #, mainly because Stalin didn't want the numbers published. I've seen estimates as low as 25 million up to 100 million. we'll never know.
World War II fatality statistics vary, estimates of total dead ranging from 50 million to over 70 million. The sources cited in this article document an estimated death toll in World War II of 62 to 78 million, making it the deadliest war in world history in absolute terms of total dead but not in terms of deaths relative to the world population.
When scholarly sources differ on the number of deaths in a country, a range of war losses is given, in order to inform readers that the death toll is disputed. Civilians killed totaled from 40 to 52 million, including 13 to 20 million from war-related disease and famine. Total military dead: from 22 to 25 million, including deaths in captivity of about 5 million prisoners of war.
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The USSR lost the most souls, with China clearly a deadly second. The USSR suffered almost 11 million military, and close to 15 million civilian casualties. For China, almost 4 million military personnel, in addition to upwards of 7 million ( and perhaps as many as 16 million) civilians. Both directly and indirectly.