- List of battles and other violent events by death toll
This page lists mortalities from battles and other individual military operations or acts of violence, sorted by death toll. For wars and events more extensive in scope, see "
List of wars and disasters by death toll". For natural disasters, see " List of natural disasters by death toll".
Battles and sieges
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* 100,000 - Tokyo firebombing by the
USAAF, 1945 [ [http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/T137774.htm Tokyo firebombing victims plan to sue government] ]
Wartime ship disasters
Prior to World War I
Post World War II
List of massacres"
# 5,000-17,000 [ [http://channel4.empireschildren.co.uk/category/chapters/index.php?chapter=472&cat=3 Country Histories - Empire's Children] ] - Massacre and
ethnic cleansingof Indians and Arabsby the descendants of black African slaves during the Zanzibar Revolution(Zanzibar, Tanzania, 1964)
List of terrorist incidentsand List of assassins"
Human sacrifice and mass suicide
"This section lists notable individual episodes of mass suicide or human sacrifice. For tolls arising from the systematic practice of suicide or sacrifice, see Human sacrifice and ritual suicide."
Riot or political demonstration
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Lists of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners"Topics dealing with similar themes"
Mass murder| Genocide| Democide
Genocide in history
Most lethal battles in world history
United States casualties of war
Invasion and occupation of Iraq casualties
* [http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/battles.htm Bloodiest Battles of the 20th Century]
* [http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/battle19.htm Death Tolls for Battles of the 16th, 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries]
* [http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/war-list.htm Wars of the 20th Century]
* [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1510/is_1987_Fall/ai_5151514/pg_2 The world's worst massacres Whole Earth Review]
* [http://www.arthurhu.com/INDEX/genocide.htm War Disaster and Genocide]
* [http://www.moreorless.au.com/killers/ Killers of the 20th Century]
* [http://www.historynet.com/wars_conflicts/world_war_2/3037296.html Soviet Prisoners of War: Forgotten Nazi Victims of World War II]
* [http://www.airdisaster.com/features/top100/top100.shtml Top 100 aviation disasters] on AirDisaster.com
* [http://members.iinet.net.au/~gduncan/index.html Maritime disasters of World War II]
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