For comparison every soldier fighting in the civil war was 13 times more likely to die in the line of duty than were american soldiers fighting in the vietnam war. Mpele war is ugly as any of your ex combatant anc comrades in south africa will attest.
The barbarity of front line combat knows no geographical boundaries and similarly harrowing footage and still photos of summary mass executions and torture have emerged from the bosnian war as well as many other conflicts before that going back in time to viet nam and earlier.
Horrifying images of war. The photographs that emerged from the nazi lead concentration camps are among some of the most horrifying ever produced let alone during world war ii. The images remain clear in one s mind. In total eight percent of all white males aged 13 to 43 living in america at the dawn of the civil war died during the conflict that s approximately 2 5 percent of the total american population.
From 1914 to 1918 civilization was locked in a horrific world war a conflict that would leave over 17 million dead and some 7 5 million displaced. The deadliest and most destructive war in human history claimed between 40 and 50 million lives displaced tens of millions of people and cost more than 1 trillion to prosecute. The scariest pictures from war history are definitely the ones depicting war atrocities but since most of the answers have already dealt with this issue allow me to take a different course.
The following are the series of images showing how va. The financial cost to the united states alone was more than 341 billion approximately 4 8 trillion when adjusted for. Horrors of world war 2 depicted by horrifying photographs 41 comments articles editor s choice general articles historical images by world wars magazine argunners magazine published a series of amazing wwii photographs recently uncovered from the archives of general charles day palmer who was a four star general.
28 apocalyptic pictures from the front lines of world war i.