- 1920s: WWI is a notorious war. There was no clear villainous enemy, as in the fascists of WWII. It was terribly inefficient. It was considered then how the Viet Nam war is considered today, a fight that used soldiers sorely and traumatically. It ate up young men with all the efficiency of a giant thresher. The term ‘‘shell shock’’ was invented to name the hysteria and psychosis that the war induced in so many of the soldiers.
1990s: Countries like the U.S. which have technologically sophisticated...
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