The very nature of war is destruction and devastation. The point of war, after all, is to desecrate the enemy, leaving nothing but scorched earth behind. However, not all of the effects of war are the same. Here are 20 cities that were never the same after they were impacted by war.
21. Alexandria, Egypt
Once the jewel of Egypt, the great library of Alexandria was accidentally burned down in 48 B.C. by Julius Caesar’s troops.
. London, UK
For people who lived through the Blitz of World War II—when the great city of London was bombed by the Germans—the psychological effects were far-reaching. It was often said that the attacks, which killed tens of thousands of people, had more of a mental impact upon Londoners than physical.