R. Relievo
R. Yamada

Bombing Civilians A moral surrender to the Nazis? (Letter exchange)

Dear FE:
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A scene from “The Good War”: American marines boil the flesh off of a Japanese soldier’s skull, Guadalcanal, South Pacific, 1942.

After reading your articles in the Winter 1995 issue on the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan, I couldn’t help but feel a little bit of historical and moral context was needed to balance the distortion contained therein.

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