Data Documentary: Capturing World War II By the Numbers

A first feature for the everydata blog---this fascinating vimeo documentary by Neil Halloran.  This video takes a visual look at  World War II's fallen heroes.  It is fascinating, thoughtful, and from a display of information perspective, gives a number of different compelling and interesting visuals.

As described by the author: 

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts.

Visit fallen.io for the interactive version and more information

Written, directed, coded, narrated by twitter.com/neilhalloran
Sound and music by twitter.com/Dolhaz