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Who Opposed Nuking Japan?

"The Japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn't necessary to hit them with that awful thing." —Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower “In 1945 Secretary of War Stimson, visiting my headquarters in Germany, informed me that our government was preparing to drop an atomic bomb on...

News Roundup 11/25/19

News Roundup 11/25/19

US News Trump says the US is working on a deal with the Taliban. [Link] An FBI official is being investigated for changing a document related to Russiagate. [Link] The Navy is pushing back against Trump’s decision to restore the pay and rank of war criminal Navy Seal...

Truman, A-Bombs, and the Killing of Innocents

Today marks the 72nd anniversary of U.S. President Harry Truman's atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. The atomic bombing of Nagasaki took place three days later in 1945. Some 90,000-166,000 individuals were killed in Hiroshima. The Nagasaki bombing killed...

The Bombs

The Bombs

The Bombs     It is perhaps with a degree of historical poetry that on the cusp of an apparent Iranian nuclear deal that Japan should celebrate the 70th anniversary of the destruction of two of its cities at the hands of the United States. The very...

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