In this space, I shall attempt to outline the wars and other incidences of violence that have significantly impacted world events. The most influential events are in bold. As this is a huge undertaking, I will node one century at a time for several weeks, starting with the 20th century and working backwards. As always, please /msg me with additions or corrections. Watch it grow!

World History > Military History

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War is delightful to those who have never experienced it. - Desiderius Erasmus, 1515

17th Century

Warre is alwayes a physick too strong, which entring the body with a force greater than the infirmity, must needs increase the distemper, and like thunder purging the bad qualities, corrupt the good. - Anthony Ashcam, 1648

18th Century

There never was a good war or a bad peace. - Benjamin Franklin, 1773

19th Century

War is Hell. - William Tecumseh Sherman, 1880

20th Century

War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. - Edwin Starr, 1970

21st Century

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