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75 Years Ago — Remembering Hiroshima (August 6 1945)

“The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender.” US Admiral William Leahy “I voiced to him my grave misgivings, … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Hiroshima (August 6 1945)

“I returned to civilization shortly after that and went to Cornell to teach, and my first impression was a very strange one. (…) I sat in a restaurant in New York, for example, and I looked out at the buildings and … Continue reading

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