The Destruction due to the Advancement of Technology through WWI and WWII

Kyle Bowen

Through the advancement of technology came along greater destruction. Throughout World War One and World War Two many countries had casulties and millions if not billions of dollars of destruction. 

Destruction seen in WWI 

Destruction seen in WWII 

Cost of destruction WWI:  $186 billion in direct costs and another $151 billion in indirect costs

Cost of the destruction WWII: $4.1 trillion

Impact: War is one of the most expensive actions for mankind and WWI and WWII were the most expensive wars ever to occur. The damage done caused billions and trillions of dollars in WWI and WWII. Today we can still see the impacts from these wars and destruction from these wars are still present.

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