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Making Surrender an Option

Guest essay by Karen Tallentire The atomic bombs dropped seventy years ago were horrific, and like all weapons of war, were intended to be so. In August 1945, Japan was the aggressor, not only against the US but much more against Asia, where civilians were dying under Japanese occupation at the rate of at least 100,000 per month.  Japan endured as just another horror of war the firebombing that had already, in March, caused the single most destructive bombing mission the war wo.....
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