Compare And Contrast W1 And Ww2

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World War I and World War II are both very black blots in the history of mankind. Most everyone knows of them, but how many actually know much about them? The two wars are typically thought as very similar, and while that is true, they also have many differences. Basically, WWII was much worse because of their differences, including the countries involved and affected, the types of technology and warfare strategy, and the number of casualties.

The first reason behind the fact that WWII was worse than WWI was the countries involved and affected. WWI was fought by two sides, each consisting of several countries. The Allies, eventually was supported by Italy, Japan, and the U.S. after losing Russia to its own Civil War. The Central Powers (originally Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary) lost Italy early in the war, but gained the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. Some examples of the other countries affected are Poland, Serbia (later Yugoslavia), Canada, and Australia, though there were many more. WWII involved the vast majority of the world's nations - including all of the great powers - eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than 100 million people in over 30 countries. Germany, Italy, and Japan, formed the Axis, and Germany had a contract of peace with the Soviet Union during the early stages of the war. France, the United Kingdom, and China were eventually joined by the U.S. and the Soviet Union to form the Allies. Many other countries were affected besides these, but there are too many to list.
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WWI brought along a whole new array of weapons to be used, including mortars, mounted machine guns, and railway guns. Some types of vehicles used were tanks, submarines, fighter and