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Response to ConcernedCanuk (Reply #40)

Thu Aug 8, 2013, 01:01 PM

55. I diagree that neither target was a military target

Both cities were filled with materiel production factories, which were prime targets for all nations in WWII. Destruction of the means to wage war was the goal throughout the war for each participant.

As for killing lots of people, the Operation Meetinghouse air raid of 910 March 1945 on Tokyo is estimated to the most destructive bombing in history, and claimed 100,000 lives. All done conventionally.

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