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05/01/2013
The Atlantic
Could Body Armor Have Saved Millions in World War I? | by Michael Vlahos
Unlike ancient bloodlettings lost to memory, World War I lingers in our collective DNA. The image of the trenches is our icon of hell on earth. Ten million soldiers died in mud-ditches and no-mans-land during the Great War, and we remember this dark narrative because they died for nothing.

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