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Tuesday, August 02, 2005

The end of WWII

This month is the 60th anniversary of V-J Day. Plunge Pontificates has a long, detailed discussion on the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He discusses the various arguments revisionists have made arguing against the decision, and if you have doubts about that tough decision, read on.

All of us in subsequent generations owe our existence to this decision. An invasion would have cost millions of lives, destroyed Japan, and certainly would have changed history such that most of us wouldn't exist.

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