Whether the number of deaths in WW2 was as stated or less, the purpose of the war was to inflict massive trauma, ie injury on the psyche and brains of the West. This was to make them malleable for replacement by Diversity.
The same thing applies to the Cold War and to current terrorism and the war with Islam. It is trauma based mind control. It is the deadly art of psyop war applied to destroy an entire population.
This is draft and preliminary. The above is hypotheses and speculation. Comments and corrections welcome. Please restate as questions. All other disclaimers apply.