in the late 1800s over 70 of the men in

In the late 1800’s, over 70% of the men in Paraguay died in the War of the Triple Alliance (or Paraguayan War). They fought Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina simultaneously. By the end of the war, the total population was reduced by nearly 50% and they lost 40% of their pre-war territory.

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Source: https://warisboring.com/the-paraguayan-war-was-the-dumbest-and-costliest-conflict-the-americas-ever-experienced/

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