10 sentences with «killing»

« They then fought each other, with Romulus killing Remus and founding the city of Rome. »
« Over the next two years, he crushed every Roman army sent against him, killing tens of thousands of Roman soldiers and marching dangerously close to Rome. »
« Marius quickly attacked with his own army, taking Rome and killing several of Lucius Cornelius Sulla's supporters. »
« The Narodnik group was disappointed to form Narodnaya Volia (the People's Will), and in March 1881 they succeeded in killing Tsar Alexander II. »
« The ensuing Russian civil war was brutal, eventually killing around ten million people (mostly civilians who were massacred or starved to death), and lasted four years. In the end, however, the Bolsheviks prevailed in Russia itself, Ukraine and Central Asia. »
« As German armies advanced into Soviet territory, they were followed by four teams of Einsatzgruppen - mobile killing squads - tasked with killing "Jews, Gypsies and the disabled". The Einsatzgruppen's technique for murdering their victims was to march the Jews into the woods or camps and systematically shoot them. »
« The Einsatzgruppen (Nazi mobile killing squads) and the local helpers they recruited were responsible for approximately 1 million deaths over the course of the war. The Einsatzgruppen were assisted by regular units of the Wehrmacht (German army) and by battalions of the Order Police, a hybrid of police force and national guard mobilised for the war effort. »
« In other words, many 'regular soldiers', not just Nazi party members, were responsible for killing innocent men, women and children, often for days at a time and at point-blank range. This aspect of the Holocaust is known today as the "Holocaust by bullets", an aspect that historians overlooked for many decades after the war. »
« The rebels, disparagingly referred to as "Mau Mau" (meaning something like "savages of the hills"), in turn attacked white civilians, in many cases killing them outright. »
« His eyes ravage. "Why are they killing children in our streets?" he asks. A long pause ensues. "For me, the issue is not whether I will survive, but whether I can remain a normal human being". »

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