How Did Ww2 Cause Death In The Trenches

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“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” Within the World Wars’, deaths in the battlegrounds were not the only lives countries lost; World War I and World War II caused the immense loss of souls (Souls Wars) by the productions of deaths in battlefields and in genocides.
Significantly, World War I started the entire flood of deaths within a chain effect. For instance, the war all started with the assassination of a duke of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, “On June 28, 1914, a young Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in Sarajevo, Bosnia… the assassination set off a chain of events that would lead to the start of World War I barely one month later.” An act of terrorism commenced the succession of innocent lives lost; thus, commencing the Souls Wars. One death between two countries launched the start of millions of deaths and instituted the first hatred of countries rivaling against each other. Among that, alliances were made by countries choosing which side of war they wanted to fight for, “Wilson warned the Germans that he would hold them to account if any American ships were sunk. This threat was tested when on May 7th, 1915, the ‘Lusitania’ was sunk. 128 Americans on board the
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For example, counties aggressed innocent people from other countries that were not even involved in the war, “With the success of Pearl Harbor under their belts, the Japanese were eager to capitalize on the supreme advantage of surprise… For the loss of 3,000 dead and wounded the Japanese had captured Hong Kong, together with its force of nearly 12,000 men.” Japan was one of the countries that caused World War II to have a monumental death count. They brought war to countries that did not want to get involved into another tremendous

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