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2016
September 2016
30
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If he had lived to make the decision, would Roosevelt have dropped the atomic bomb?
2014
August 2014
22
Meditations
The original target for the second atomic bomb was Kokura, not Nagasaki. Why was Kokura spared? Three theories are considered.
March 2014
12
Visions
A remarkable Army map from 1945 superimposes the effects of the ruinous firebombing campaign against Japan on the continental United States.
2013
August 2013
30
Meditations
The terrible banality of a weapon explicitly invented to target civilian populations.
16
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Japan managed to avoid getting the world's third plutonium core dropped on them, but it still managed to leave behind a deadly legacy.
May 2013
31
Visions
The captivating, intimate horror of the American B-29 incendiary raids against Japan during World War II.
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A brief update to the last post: translations of leaflets dropped on the Japanese after Hiroshima.
April 2013
26
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Did the United States warn Japan about the atomic bombs prior to their use? A mystery is unravelled.
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