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.
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.
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.
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!!!
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
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.
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