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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-05-03 10:31 AM
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16. Think about it, we could have used "Shock and Awe" on Japan,
if we considered it.

We could have detonated the A-bombs offshore as a warning shot, and kept from the destruction.

Hindsight is 20/20, I know, but think about it.

Until then, the most powerful force that Japan probably felt was the Tsunami. This, offshore (just beyond the shockwave devastation), would have been a visual representation of the power that was coming.

Unfortunately, as I think about it now, it still would have caused massive tidal waves and coastal damage. But would it have killed as many people?
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