My Dad managed to survive Okinawa and Iwo Jima. His unit was being prepared for the invasion of Japan when they dropped the bombs. He always said that if they had invaded he and most of his unit would not have survived. He thought the fighting would have been much worse than what they had seen to that point as they would have been fighting the civilian population as well as the military. He never forgave the Japanese and was grateful the bombs were used.
Nobuo Miyake, 78, director-general of a group of victims.
Is there something about General Sherman’s description of war that this guy doesn’t understand?
The US didn’t start it, but was more than happy to end it.