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    • Charles Smyth
    • 17.04.10 | 12:14 (IDT)

    When critics of the US invoke Japan as if Japan were some kind of innocent party, it should be remembered that the Japanese, during WW2, were no angels, as the historical record of the Bataan Death March, for example, clearly demonstrated. The atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima was in response to such ongoing Japanese brutality, and, in any given day of carpet bombing Japan, prior to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, almost the same number of Japanese were killed with the conventional bombs. The atomic bomb simply upped the tempo of the US' campaign.

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