Re: If we do get Afghanistan, What shall we do with it?

Date: Mon Nov 26 2001 - 12:30:39 MST

In a message dated 11/26/01 8:25:39 AM, writes:

>Hiroshima and Nagasaki were industrial centers producing war
>materials, Hiroshima was also the bureaucratic center and point of
>embarkation for the Southern Japanese Fleet. Nagasaki was where the
>torpedoes used at Pearl Harbor were manufactured and also reputed
>to be where chemical weapons used in Manchuria were made.

Eisenhower, King, Nimitz, MacArthur, and many others all agreed
H&N had no meaningful military value. Nobody, not even proponents,
thought the A-bombs would inhibit Japan's ability to fight the war.

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