Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Troll BS: How can people be so cruel to Animals ? (60* d) RE: BS: How can people be so cruel to Animals ? 24 Jan 06


LH, I have talked with Japanese veterans of WWII. The Home Islands would have been defended to the death with hard fighting for every inch of ground taken.

The death toll, both Allied and Japanese would have run to well over a million, so a lot of lives were actually saved by dropping the bomb that the Enola Gay carried. The name of her pilot was Col. Paul Tibbets.

FYI, Hiroshima was not a civilian target with no military value, rather it was a major center for ship-building, and Nagasaki was an industrial city.

The people with whom I have spoken about this are the grandfathers of my daughter-in-law, who is Japanese. (ask me about my grandkids sometime)

We have never discussed the bombings, rather our talks have focused on their love of country and desire to defend it to the death if need be.

How very different from what we sometimes hear today.

troll


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.