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Sun Jan 5, 2020, 08:19 PM

The sparing of Kyoto during WWII (RE: Trump's threat's against Iran cultural sites)

Food for thought.

The man who saved Kyoto from the atomic bomb

Japan's ancient traditional capital, Kyoto topped the list until Secretary of War Henry Stimson persuaded President Truman to remove it on the basis of its cultural importance.

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Reply The sparing of Kyoto during WWII (RE: Trump's threat's against Iran cultural sites) (Original post)
ChicagoRonin Jan 5 OP
enough Jan 5 #1
Tanuki Jan 5 #2
ChicagoRonin Jan 5 #4
TheBlackAdder Jan 5 #3

Response to ChicagoRonin (Original post)

Sun Jan 5, 2020, 08:27 PM

1. We keep thinking that this sort of thing has meaning.

It looks as if we’re in a different reality now.

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Response to ChicagoRonin (Original post)

Sun Jan 5, 2020, 08:45 PM

2. Even the Nazi general who was tasked by Hitler with leveling Paris refused.

There was a book and later a movie about it, both called "Is Paris Burning?"

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 5, 2020, 09:13 PM

4. "Is Paris Burning?"

I had heard that movie title before but never saw it. Thanks, I'll look it up for myself.

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Response to ChicagoRonin (Original post)

Sun Jan 5, 2020, 08:57 PM

3. Trump is void of culture, his abuse of gold is just one of the facets that signifies it.

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