Therefore, war brings us mass death, destruction, and ruins the daily life. Numbers of wars happened all around the globe and most of them involves mass death. There are hundred, thousand and more local and soldiers died from battles in the war. 405,399 Americans soldiers died during World War II. This number is just only American soldier.
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque exemplifies the atrocities that occur during times of war. War is brutal, war is terrible, and war is inhumane. During World War I, war affected soldiers in ways like never before. The new trench warfare technique in addition to new war technology made the battlefield a literal living hell. In the novel All Quiet on the Western Front, the excerpt from In the Field by Tim O’Brien, and the poems “Battlefield” by August Stramm and “Dulce Et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen, the theme of the horrors of war is used to display the awful things that happen in war.
Guerrilla Warfare and how it was used in the Vietnam War Guerrilla warfare, also known as trench warfare, has been used for centuries by small, unorganized groups of soldiers against larger, more industrialized armies. During the Vietnam War, Vietcong soldiers used this kind of warfare to separate, surround, and kill hundreds of United States platoons. Trench warfare has a history of being an effective, brutal way to fight a war; this also reigned true during the Vietnam War where thousands of American soldiers were tortured by the affects of guerrilla warfare. Guerrilla warfare has existed for hundreds of centuries and has been used by thousands of radical groups. The origin of guerrilla warfare is unclear, however, the use of it can be traced all the way back to circa 1400 BCE; the bible claims that, the Israelites, led by Joshua, harassed and
One of the most brutal battles this world has endured, with over 70 million men as causalities, dead, missing, and wounded. It started on 28th of July 1914 lasted for about 4 years, with weapons that are undeveloped and days where all you do is sit and play the waiting game inside the gruesome trenches with diseases all around made WWI claim its place as one of the most savage war this world has lived through. Alliances were made in WWI in order to help one nation and another little did they know these alliances would cause so much friction that they are one of the causes of world war one. There are 2 alliances in the European nation one called the Triple Entente and the other called Triple Alliance. Triple Entente consists of the British, French, and Russia nations, while the Triple Alliance were Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy.
There have been many prestigious wars fought between many great forces since the dawn of man.These great battles cause violence,terrorism,and self-harm.These battles have such devastating effects that writers actually write about them in forms of protest.Writers protest war using imagery,irony, and structure. Writers use horrendous imagery to protest the gruesome details of war.In Wilfred Owen’s “Dulce et Decorum Est”, Owens states that “before my helpless sight,/He plunges at me, guttering,choking,drowning”(15-16). Owens recalls the moment his fellow comrade started to die due to a gas attack.Owens uses descriptive imagery of how his friend suffered to strike trepidation into the hearts of readers. Owens even expresses “If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood /Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs”(21-22). Owens uses continuous imagery of his friend’s suffering to make the reader feel gut-wrenching emotions of fear and anxiety.
The Cost of War, the disastrous repercussions of using force is demonstrated in the consequences of wars. Because of the fact that people could not get along and many were trying to force their ideas on people, wars were the aftermath. In August 1945, U.S. drops atomic bombs which killed many people and destroyed tons of plants and animal life. In 1949, Germany placed an embargo on a food and fuel shipment; destroying all the agricultural areas. In the Vietnam War, U.S. used Agent Orange to destroy the forest in Vietnam.
So when the lieutenant gave orders, I shot as many as I could, but I didn't feel any better”(Beah 122). Beah sums up his method and motivation for becoming an effective killer in the Sierra Leone civil war. He channels all his pain, misery, anguish, and suffering into every single one of the rounds that leaves the barrel of his Ak-47 and kills a rebel. Even as he uses this method to rip threw his enemies,he realizes that even if he killed the entire rebel army he will never be able to bring his family and friends back from the dead. But with this method there comes a price, he begins to become dehumanized and starts to rely on the drugs to give him the extra boost to kill the rebels, slowly turning him towards madness and uncontrollable
Genghis Khan was a feared Mongolian warrior that killed millions of people. He had led the Mongols into many battles between the 13th century and the 14th century(1206-1368). He had conquered many dynasties, but one of the most bloodiest was the attack on the swang and tang dynasty. The Mongols have stacked people 's skulls in piles and people have written of seeing the blood and fat in the streets of their enemies. This is a great example of why the Mongols had a negative impact on the world.
However, his world is changed when war appears and the young soldier commits suicide in the trenches. It shows how horrific the war might was because of how the young soldier died. The war destroys his life, so it destroys everyone 's lives. Sassoon then says how people in control of these wars send young boy to war and that changes their whole life and it shows how war can affect people. The idea is to show the people reading how scary war is and how it can change people 's’
All wars bring disaster to the environment. The army destroyed farms and livestock, they like termites through the forest, dirty water, the spread of the disease, with heavy weapons and shelling of rural left behind many unexploded shells, they use chemical poisons, the poison will continue for a long time, they left the garbage and broken walls.