World Battleground

By The Cove May 15, 2019

This video World Battleground: 1000 years of war in 5 mins via YouTube is an animation showing important battles that took place over the last ten centuries. The sizes of the explosions and labels are proportional to the number of casualties. 

Tip: If you can’t last the full 5 minutes, fast forward to the 4 minute mark to see the more recent battles and their size and scale relative to conflicts in history.




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