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WHY THE ATOMIC BOMB WAS NOT THROWN INTO THE SEA CLOSE TO TOKYO [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2015-8-11 19:03:29 |Display all floors
I want have answers.

I want to have reasons.

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Post time 2015-8-11 19:08:22 |Display all floors
They have a judgement call


Truman was there. You are not.

Rest assured, this was one of the alternatives they studied in detail before the final decision.



I've made my living, Mr. Thompson, in large part as a gambler. Some days I make twenty bets, some days I make none. There are weeks, sometimes months, in fact, when I don't make any bet at all because ...

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Post time 2015-8-11 19:11:29 |Display all floors
Revolutionar Post time: 2015-8-11 19:08
They have a judgement call

Never know, that they have studied that alternative. Are there sources. And most of all what was the reason to dismiss the idea ?

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NgTran Post time: 2015-8-11 19:11
Never know, that they have studied that alternative. Are there sources. And most of all what was t ...

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I've made my living, Mr. Thompson, in large part as a gambler. Some days I make twenty bets, some days I make none. There are weeks, sometimes months, in fact, when I don't make any bet at all because ...

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Post time 2015-8-11 21:31:46 |Display all floors
That's a good question but its easy to ask good questions in hindsight. I'll settle for the perceived wisdom at the time:  two nukes hastened their surrender or else 100's of thousands more Japs and allied soldiers would have perished by conventional war.
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. Arnold Bennett

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Post time 2015-8-11 21:42:17 |Display all floors
bleedinrite Post time: 2015-8-11 21:22
Why don't you exterminate yourself dude?

An account with command of English that runs from lowly  ...

Talk about lowly insects.




I've made my living, Mr. Thompson, in large part as a gambler. Some days I make twenty bets, some days I make none. There are weeks, sometimes months, in fact, when I don't make any bet at all because ...

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