My dad would have been a new infantry draftee private in Coronet and/or Olympic. Against fierce Japanese resistance, he might not have made it. The atom bomb probably made me possible.
posted on 08/09/2008 7:16:59 AM PDT
(Kicking and Screaming into the Kingdom of Heaven!)
Many who lived in San Francisco and the West Coast also owe their lives to the bomb. Japan had a dirty bomb attack planned with SF as their target. All of the resources for it were being assembled with September as the kick off date.
posted on 08/09/2008 7:25:47 AM PDT
by Hillarys Gate Cult
(The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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