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Futile Wars

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. –Dwight D. Eisenhower. When the war finally ended on July 27, 1953, the North had been devastated by three years of … Continue reading

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Divided countries

In the aftermath of WWII, several countries were divided: Austria, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Austria was reunited by international agreement in 1955, probably because the Soviet Union preferred a neutral, united Austria to the possibility that the American, … Continue reading

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