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Why do people fight wars? Sometimes it is to get more land. Sometimes it is to show that your country is strong. Sometimes it is to stop enemies.
Ways of fighting have changed. Armies used to use swords, spears, and arrows. Then guns were invented.
When World War One came, there were new weapons. Men had airplanes, tanks, and gas. The gas was not what you use in a car. It was like green air. It would sink down to the ground into trenches.
The soldiers were in the trenches. It would make some soldiers sick. It would kill others.
Why did World War One start? There are many reasons.
Some countries put their armies together. They could show how strong they were that way.
Some wanted to prove that their country was the best. The French said that they were the best. The Germans said they were the best.
Then one day, an important man was killed. He was an Archduke. He was killed in the small country of Bosnia.
The Germans and Austrians were friends. The man was one of their leaders. They wanted to attack the people who killed him.Paragraphs 10 to 23:
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