Skip to comments.THIS DAY IN HISTORY WITH TARA ROSS
Posted on 08/09/2016 5:51:28 AM PDT by knarf
Did you know that Nagasaki was not the original target? The intended target was an arsenal near the city of Kokura. In a twist of fate, American plans were changed by something as simple as the weatherand the stubborn refusal of smoke to drift away from Kokura. Early on August 9, the weather over the city was deemed acceptable, but Kokura was soon covered with smoke and haze. Matters became further complicated when the bomber began to run low on fuel as it circled the area.
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and this is HOW YOU DEFEAT AN ENEMY....what a concept...fighting to WIN A WAR...instead of ‘rules of engagement’ so as not to ‘offend’ your enemy.
Weapons found on a Japanese hospital ship ... just like ISIS of today.
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