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Posted on 08/04/2010 11:32:49 AM PDT by Nachum
TOKYO Survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are welcoming a decision by the United States to send its first ever delegation to a ceremony marking the anniversary of the attacks, but are asking for something they aren't likely to get an apology.
Tokyo has praised the decision to send U.S. Ambassador John Roos to the Hiroshima anniversary on Friday, though some survivors of the attack, which is seen by many in Japan as an unjustified use of excessive force against a civilian population, say they have mixed feelings.
"They best thing they could do would be to apologize," said Terumi Tanaka, who survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki at age 13 and is now secretary-general of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Associations. "But I doubt that is going to happen."
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That filthy Kenyan dirtbag will not only apologize, he’ll offer reparations up to and including the disposal of the Enola Gay at the Smithsonian, and flying a World War II Japanese Flag over the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.
Nothing is too low for that cowardly Communist bastard.
See if they’ll agree to a joint announcement apologizing to Nanking.
How about Japan apologizing for Pearl Harbor?
Did we get an apology for the Bataan Death march? For Pearl Harbor? For the thousands upon thousands that died at the hands of the Japanese in their POW camps? The Japanese attacked us!
As the daughter of a WWII veteran, I’m livid! How about you?
These traitors are insane.
He’ll apologize. And bow. Then do his arrogant Mussolini pose, proud that he has humiliated America once again.
Never forget the Bataan Death March and the treatment of Americans and allied POW’s at the hands of the Japanese. Japanese have selective amnesia. I have asked many (most are gone by now) veterans of WWII if they had a problem with Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan. I got the same reply everytime.
More American POWs died at the hands of the Japanese than died at the hands of the Germans during WWII.
Unit 371, enough said.
Enola Gay is proud of Little Boy today.
If it had been necessary to invade the Home Islands, the Japanese would have issued every man, woman and child a sharpened stick to fight with. Our military would have had to slaughter Millions in order to pacify those islands.
The atomic bomb is the best thing that ever happened to Japan. I know that seems like a really peculiar statement, but those were desperate times.
or for Bataan...or for Corea...or for east china..and on and on...
fact is, in the course of events and what lie ahead, dropping the bombs on hiroshima/nagasaki saved lives...i believe the estimated death toll of jap civilians had America invaded the island nation, in lieu of dropping the bombs, was around 4 million...
this of course does not include the estimated 750K casaulties to American GI’s, which matters not to dumbama or the japanese...
We're sorry that you wouldn't surrender and showed no signs of EVER ceasing hostilities that we had to bomb you and that we later rebuilt your economy to be one of the most sound in the world.
I’ve been to the Hiroshima memorial. Apparently the innocent Japanese were just minding their own business when the evil aggressive Americans bombed them without provocation. Who knew?
Apologize for saving the lives of tens of millions of Japanese?
Why would we do that?
Better the Emperor should apologize for letting the Army drag his country into the war.
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