Skip to comments.Japan: Trump must declare Hiroshima a ‘war crime’
Posted on 05/26/2017 4:23:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
JAPANESE peace campaigners have written to US President Donald Trump urging him to declare the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings a war crime.
A copy of the letter from the Society for Requiring the Admission of Historic Responsibility of the US Government for Dropping Atomic Bombs on Japan, dated today was sent to the Morning Star.
This indiscriminate mass killing should not be forgiven, because it was a crime against humanity, it read, pointing to the 340,000 deaths from the bombings on August 6 and 9 in 1945.
But Washington continues to justify the atrocities with the excuse that they hastened the end of the protracted war and saved lives.
The group said that former US president Harry Trumans claim after ordering the bombing that a million US troops would have died invading Japan was false.
It said General Douglas MacArthur and other commanders estimated a maximum of 66,000 casualties, a quarter of them fatal.
I was surprised obama didn’t do this.
1 Pearl Harbor
2 Protection from Norks
Nanjing,Nanjing, Nanjing! First!!!
This indiscriminate mass killing should not be forgiven, because it was a crime against humanity,
Nanjing for starters.
This demand comes from “Japan” just as much as a demand from BLM comes from the US government. More of the usual noise.
Not only “No”.....but “HELL NO!”
If they don’t like our peaches, DON’T SHAKE OUR TREE!
And all this time I thought Pearl Harbor happened before they did.
I went through the Hiroshima memorial and with the headphones, you have never heard suck liberal hate America BS......THEN I read comments in the guest book.....to which I signed my name with the comment “Remember Pearl Harbor and Bataan!!”
What a bunch of loons. I suppose attacking without a declaration of war isn’t a war crime
“Japanese peace campaigners”
We’re still at war with Japan?
Wake Island was a war crime as well. I can think of many others.
They most likely saved millions of Japanese lives overall considering how much of a Massacre we would have carried out with a full invasion, plus the suicidal warriors. Etc.
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