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War Stories

How One River Perfectly Encapsulates WWI’s Futile Slaughter

The blood of a million men was poured into the Isonzo River

Italian troops enter the mountainous No Man’s Land (Public domain)

Italy is an oft-ignored participant of World War I. Their contribution and their status as an eventual “victor” are greatly overshadowed by their participation in World War II on the side of their former foe Germany. But the Italian Front of the Great War was one…

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Wars are often portrayed as large singular events in history but every conflict is a menagerie of thousands of small stories that make up one superior narrative. These are those stories.

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