Treating people just like pawns in chess

from Black Sabbath – War Pigs Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He claims that the draft is unjust and citiczens were treated like pawns, or low powered chess pieces which are readily sacrificed to obtain a tactical or strategic goal.

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