Wars today dont have enough deaths to be called real wars

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    WW1 - about 20 million

    WW2 - who knows - maybe 80 million

    Compare that to wars later

    Irag/Afg are pathetic
     
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    The wars besides the world wars werent real wars
     
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    See my comment in your other stupid thread.
     
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    I like real wars if you have to have them.
     
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    Really? How many wars have you been in, "real" or otherwise? Which ones?
     
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    The war between Iran and Iraq cost close to one million lives.
    If earlier wars had much higher "body counts" isn't that because more soldiers died of their wounds, and there were high body counts in the civilian population due to epidemics and malnutrition?
     
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