posted on Oct, 18 2012 @ 11:25 AM
Originally posted by buddha
america did not want the Soviets to gain any Japaneses land.
No we didn't. North/South Korea, a war waiting to start up again. East/West Germany, a flashpoint in the Cold War that thankfully never happened.
What would North/South Japan have wrought? Thankfully, we'll never know. The war had to end before the Sov's took possession of more than what
they did. The bombs were part of that.
America the Only one to use TRUE weapons of mass destruction on Civilians.
Please. Save the hyperbole. Weapons of Mass Destruction...Chemicals, Biological, and Nuclear. All three have been used. Biological, and chemical
weapons have been used many, many times down through history. Sieges in Europe and Asia featured the use of germ warfare. Chemical warfare was
invented in the west by the Greeks. Granted, all were primitive...but used never the less. The United States is hardly unique in this area. ...and
how is a horde of Mongol barbarians less destructive than an atomic bomb? May take a bit more time, but just as deadly in its own horrible fashion.
Ask the citizens of Russia, and Asia back in the Middle Ages...
america dropt a great deal of incendiary bombs on jap city's.
not on two city's. they wanted a clean slate.
so they could see ALL the damaged a nuc dose.
they had planed it long before. Evil.
Evil? In a war such as the Second World War, all choices are evil. There is no good, save for its ending. The bombs, horrible as they were, and
are; did just that. They ended a six year global blood bath, or helped to end it.
Yes, in the process, it was a clear warning to the Soviets, this is what we can do. Don't press your luck.
It's easy in hindsight to say this action was evil, or that action is evil... Less so when you are in the moment, living the times...
Not all choices are cut and dried, black and white. Some choices are bad, and less bad. Or, if you prefer, evil and less evil.