The Japanese should thank us for Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it saved many more Japanese lives, compared to how many Japanese would have lost their lives in a full-scale invasion.
Not only that, it saved Japan from a Korea-like Civil War, because certainly the Soviets would have gotten involved, and would have demanded their half of Japan in return.
Yes but the second bomb should have been right over the Emperor’s palace and not Nagasaki
Indeed. Jap reserves in the home islands were staggering.
And it sent the world a message . . . don’t mess with us