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Word War III: Before you crack your guns, don't forget, 72,000,000 slain souls of 1939-1945

Word War III: Before you crack your guns, don't forget, 72,000,000 slain souls of 1939-1945



June 28th, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand the Austro-Hungarian heir
was assassinated in
Sarajevo. On 23rd July, Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia. Serbia failed to satisfy their demand and the result was a war between the two nations which escalated to other nations and turned out to become the first world war also known as World War I. By the end of the war on 11 November 1918, 17,611,000 people have died.


On Friday 3rd January 2020, a US coordinated airstrike killed Iranian army general Qasem Soleimani and a top Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis outside the Baghdad airport. To the amazement of Henry Ford who said "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing" the whole world seems to have been instantly preoccupied with the fanning of a war, not just an ordinary war but World War III.
However, before we continue to jubilate into this global funeral let's be reminded of the 72,000,000 people that died from 1939-1945 during World War II. One lesson we failed to learn from the two past World Wars is that they don't always go as planned, and those being least likely to be affected end up becoming most affected.

World War II is generally said to have begun on 1 September 1939, when Adolf Hitler's Nazi German army invaded Poland and the subsequent declarations of war on Germany by France and the United Kingdom. The war which initially was between Germany and Poland, in the long run, escalated to involving more than thirty countries including many Africa countries. World War II absolutely reached the point of being the largest, deadliest, and most destructive nationwide war to date. The war lasted for over six years, It erupted on September 1, 1939, and it did not end until September 2, 1945. More than seventy-two million people lost their lives to the war.
                  London after WWII attack.

The big question is, are we ready for another world war?

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