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Response to GreenStormCloud (Reply #46)

Thu Aug 8, 2013, 12:51 PM

52. November 1st...

... Trinity test was July 16th. The rules of the game had changed, but only the people at the very top knew that.

Two machines were being built, the invasion force, and the plutonium implosion bomb. The atomic bomb production line was finished first, began producing bombs, and Truman pulled the trigger. That's what happened from an entirely neutral perspective. After July 16th everything changed.

The baseball analogy and the popular "saved lives" myth are stories that do not reflect events as they actually happened.

The USA tried out it's new super-weapon-of-the-future on two Japanese cities. That's fact. Stories about "saving lives" were concocted later because it was a terrifying, amoral, wartime action with a weapon that had never been seen before. A single bomb that could destroy a city... how do we comprehend that?

We still can't. That's why these threads are so long.




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