A Catholic Apologist on the A-Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Jimmy Akin, in his words "not a Euroweenie or a peacenik or a political liberal or even someone opposed to the use of nuclear weapons in principle," pens the following — Commemorating a Major U.S. War Crime. An excerpt:
- The idea was not to end the war through the direct destruction of military resources in these two cities, nor was it to end the war by scaring Japan into thinking we might destroy all of its military resources. It was scaring Japan into surrendering by threatening (explicitly) to do this over and over again and inflict massive damage on the Japanese population.