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When and where did the Allies use starvation tactics in WW2?

There's a paper that claims in relation to the Nuremberg trials: The American‑run tribunal hearing the case affirmed the legal “propriety of attempting to reduce [a place controlled by the enemy to] ...
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When and why did it become frowned upon to win a siege by starvation?

(Not sure if this should be on the Politics SE) Wikipedia article on siege: The universal method for defending against siege is the use of fortifications, principally walls and ditches, to supplement ...
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