Here's a few "fools" who thought it was a mistake or worse:
Gen. Claire Chennault
General George Kenney
Also, virtually all conservatives before the neocon takeover in the 80's. Bunch of lefties!!!!! /sarc
Can you please give us your source for this? Thanks.
If you are going to make scattershot representations on behalf of the dead, it behooves you to cite a little more evidence than a list of names. Even isolated statements taken out of context are better than merely assigning an opinion you favor to a respected historical figure.
They might have had a different opinion if they knew THEY were going to be in the first landing craft to hit Japan’s shores.
My dad served with Patton in Europe. He almost got Patton’s war with the Russians started.
He was sent back to the US to train for the invasion of Japan.
What is your source for the list?
Thank you for that courageous post.
I only see a couple of folks you call fools who opposed the Bomb.
The Navy rejected and refused to take part in any invasion of Japan read your history.
Ike hated Truman and knew he would be elected POTUS just because took the liberal stand to insure his election.
1. The jackass Douglass MacArthur (dude who got more of our
men killed than any field general in WWII)
2. Curtis LeMay (what can you say)
3. a couple ding bat liberal goverment critters.
4. The rest lost jobs because the war ended!