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geckosfeet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-07-10 01:02 PM
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4. Some did not see it that way then either.
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  -I think the interesting question about Hiroshima is not whether it can be justified or not, howard112211  Aug-07-10 12:47 PM   #0 
  - I think you are mistaking the main justification  sharp_stick   Aug-07-10 12:55 PM   #1 
  - Read the other Hiroshima threads on DU...  Bigmack   Aug-07-10 01:00 PM   #3 
     - The war was in no way, shape or form over. The Japanese, due to a culture and  david13   Aug-08-10 12:02 PM   #31 
  - The use needs to be evaluated in historical context with knowledge available at the time  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-07-10 12:58 PM   #2 
  - Some did not see it that way then either.  geckosfeet   Aug-07-10 01:02 PM   #4 
  - Clearly they were a tiny minority at the time  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-07-10 01:04 PM   #6 
     - "In matters of conscience,  H2O Man   Aug-07-10 01:27 PM   #8 
     - Well, I wouldn't say Japan was a minority.  geckosfeet   Aug-07-10 03:05 PM   #17 
  - Thank you. You are correct.  Hangingon   Aug-07-10 01:59 PM   #10 
  - I agree  Ricochet21   Aug-07-10 02:03 PM   #12 
  - Evaluating in historical context, it was not correct or moral.  Curmudgeoness   Aug-07-10 02:14 PM   #13 
     - You are missing the point...based on what the leadership knew and reasonably believed was it a  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-07-10 11:13 PM   #26 
        - You miss my point. I say that the leadership knew more than  Curmudgeoness   Aug-08-10 01:22 PM   #34 
  - eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.  RandomThoughts   Aug-07-10 01:02 PM   #5 
  - The Japanese were fanatics and were willing to fight to the death.  theoldman   Aug-07-10 01:13 PM   #7 
  - Saw the Ken Burns special on WWII  customerserviceguy   Aug-07-10 02:18 PM   #14 
  - Jesus Fucking Christ!....  Bigmack   Aug-07-10 03:00 PM   #15 
  - Some thing you are missing... Historical context.  Froward69   Aug-07-10 03:20 PM   #20 
     - Tell me what historical context...  Bigmack   Aug-07-10 04:20 PM   #22 
        - Precisely.  hunter   Aug-08-10 10:53 AM   #28 
  - I do not think the afgans are that fanatic either  Froward69   Aug-07-10 03:04 PM   #16 
  - I'll just say one thing. I'm so SICKENED by those who attempt to justify that crime against humanity  inna   Aug-07-10 01:46 PM   #9 
  - I agree  Ricochet21   Aug-07-10 02:03 PM   #11 
  - And I'm sickened by those would have rather the war been longer and bloodier.  proteus_lives   Aug-07-10 03:08 PM   #18 
  - So , What if we didn't invade and no lives were lost?  bahrbearian   Aug-07-10 05:16 PM   #24 
     - The other options were much worse.  proteus_lives   Aug-07-10 05:23 PM   #25 
        - I suggest you do some searching for your sole.  bahrbearian   Aug-08-10 09:20 AM   #27 
           - I have inspected my shoes quite well, thank you. dc  david13   Aug-08-10 11:54 AM   #29 
           - My shoes are fine, thank you.  proteus_lives   Aug-08-10 05:14 PM   #35 
  - Yes it is very sad that we do not know it all like you do. And that we are  david13   Aug-08-10 11:56 AM   #30 
  - It was the best card in a bad hand.  proteus_lives   Aug-07-10 03:12 PM   #19 
  - It is very difficult to judge people who were living through the narrowing tunnel of war--  Peace Patriot   Aug-07-10 03:31 PM   #21 
  - Then You Might, Sir, Find a Brief Summary Of Aerial Bombing And Its Mores Of Interest  The Magistrate   Aug-07-10 04:23 PM   #23 
  - It would be nice for America to regret having dropped the bombs,  david13   Aug-08-10 12:08 PM   #32 
  - Not about "justified". All about "necessary" Alternative horrendous.......  suston96   Aug-08-10 12:15 PM   #33 

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