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Japan 1945 - To Bomb or not to bomb ......

By Tom Keegan


My Perspective is where the individual voices of our community members can be heard

Based on the fighting that occurred in Iwo Jima, the Japanese would never surrender and were taught to fight to the death.  Estimates were anywhere from 250,000 to well over 1 million American deaths if we tried to take Japan with ground troops.  We had the weapon to end the war – It had to be used ……

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    Atomic Bomb,Hiroshima,Nagasaki
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