World War 1. Does it ever end?

Next year is the centennial of the beginning of World War I.  What a terribly horrific war.  The effects of that war are still with us today, though so many of us think that it all ended in 1918.  Not so.  Germany completed its final reparation payment in 2010.  And the bodies and the armaments of that war are still surfacing in France and Belgium.  Consider some statistics.  The opposing armies lobbed 1.45 BILLION shells at each other.  “In 2012 alone…185 tonnes of unexploded munitions, many containing mustard gas or other toxic chemicals” were recovered.  Some 155,000 young men’s bodies have never been found.  Their bones and blood still lie scattered under the soil of Europe.  http://www.economist.com/news/21589150-past-will-literally-resurface-iron-harvest

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