I know what the big guys told the country back then … but what about the not-quite-as-big who had more direct experience with the use of lethal force?
What did they think about it?
This is well worth and recommended reading.
The problem with political hawks is that the temptation to shoot first and ponder the act afterwards is greater… and not the same thing as shooting first in an actual combat moment when to shoot second is to possibly never shoot again.
“Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end WWII and save both American and Japanese lives. But most of the top American military officials at the time said otherwise.”
The Real Reason America Dropped the Bomb on Japan – trueactivist.com
“Admiral William Leahy – the highest ranking member of the U.S. military from 1942 until…
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