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originally posted by: EmmanuelGoldstein
a reply to: roadgravel
Japan had already surrendered before we dropped the bombs.
All of our part-time allies would be speaking Russian/German/Japanese and would probably be easier to get along with
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: Fallingdown
Because its overkill in the extreme and again the Soviets never mind China would have had had something to say about the matter.
Pretty common knowledge MacArthur and a few other generals were willing to use nukes in Korea but luckily cooler heads prevailed.
Suck the paint right off your housemate and ruin your day for the next few 1000 years if truth be told.