Top 5 Largest
, The United Kingdom
, War and the Military
Top 5 of Anything Research 2010.
Data is mobilized armed forces at peak strength. Please note: Exact figures are difficult to find with respect to wars and these numbers should be viewed as near estimates because of the different definitions used for each category, the questionable accuracy of the recording systems used and the loss or destruction of a number of official documents. The British Empire includes: Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Newfoundland, etc.