Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was 'divine punishment': South...

May 24, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Daily Mail

A South Korean newspaper has sparked outrage by claiming the atomic bombing of Hiroshima that killed 200,000 people in Japan during World War II was a 'divine punishment'. JoongAng Ilbo, which is one of the biggest South Korean daily newspapers, published the claims in a comment piece by one of its 'editorial writers' Kim Jin in both its English ... (more)

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Michael

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May 24, 2013
 
The bombings were necessary as a warning...and as a balance. The Japanese should understand this, they volunteered for it.

God bless Japan; the sacrifice they chose to make was truly a great one.
Mako

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Why are people still going on about that?
NEVERforget

Bryn Mawr, PA

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Aug 7, 2013
 
Mako wrote:
Why are people still going on about that?
Never forget history or you will repeat it.

I still have questions. What were the actual military targets? Why wasn't more time given to Japan after the first bomb was dropped to realize the weapons they were now facing.

Everyone must remember that the Japanese soldiers were fighting like Samurai to the end/death in the surrounding islands so I believe there would've been a catastrophic body count invading Japan itself. If nothing else look at the civilians jumping off cliff after the Allies invaded some of the island. What would've happened with a full scale invasion of their homeland.

Never forget history or you will repeat it.

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