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To: Shalmaneser

Anyone who thinks dropping the bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were war crimes are fools. While usage of such terrible weapons were horrible they were necessary. The Japanese militarists would have sacrificed untold millions of their own people in furtherance of their war aims. The numbers of US dead would have been equally catastrophic.


3 posted on 08/06/2011 4:19:00 PM PDT by KantianBurke
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To: KantianBurke

There are many of us who would not be here if Japan had been invaded. Thank your lucky stars we had leadership at the time smart enough to understand.


11 posted on 08/06/2011 4:32:56 PM PDT by tiger63
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To: KantianBurke

Anyone that says that likely had a grandfather that would have been in the first or second wave of a mainland invasion.

One fanatical Japanese solider could have wipe them from the timeline.


12 posted on 08/06/2011 4:33:01 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: KantianBurke
The liberals have been actively trying to re-write the history of World War II trying to make the Allies the war criminals. They use the bombings of Germany, and the two nukes as "War Crimes".

For anyone with half a brain watch "World at War" it was made in the 70s and shows Nazis shooting civilians at random. 20 million Russians murdered. Bataan Death March anyone? Rape of Nanking?

Read the tagline folks, liberalism is a mental disorder!!!

14 posted on 08/06/2011 4:35:09 PM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: KantianBurke
Anyone who thinks dropping the bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were war crimes are fools.

Here's a few "fools" who thought it was a mistake or worse:

Douglass MacArthur

Dwight Eisenhour

Curtis LeMay

Admiral Leahy

Chester Nimitz

"Bull" Halsey

Admiral Byrd

Admiral Strauss

Gen. Claire Chennault

Hap Arnold

General George Kenney

Averill Harriman

Herbert Hoover

Also, virtually all conservatives before the neocon takeover in the 80's. Bunch of lefties!!!!! /sarc

17 posted on 08/06/2011 4:38:55 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Days .... Weeks ..... Months .....)
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To: KantianBurke

FIL’s cousin was on board a troop ship headed for Japan when the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Their commanding officer lined them up and said, “now look at the man on your right and on your left; two of you will not make it back, and I am giving you a realistic picture of what you face”. On the way over, they got the word that the Japanese had surrendered. If that had gone forward, my father, already a hardened combat veteran would have probably been sent over there. - Sad to say; but it was a shock that instantly civilized formerly uncivilized people and freed those they held in bondage.


61 posted on 08/06/2011 8:29:18 PM PDT by Twinkie (Is Obama using the Cloward-Piven Strategy?!? Yea or Nay?)
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To: KantianBurke
Anyone who thinks dropping the bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were war crimes are fools.

And the top guy had a D after his name, to boot, albeit bearing little resemblance to today's specimen). But nevertheless something to cite when they protest the disproportionate response.

72 posted on 08/07/2011 12:31:05 AM PDT by cynwoody
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