Thursday, August 6, 2009

Died on this date:

A whole bunch of residents of the city of Hiroshima, Japan August 6, 1945

The atomic bomb nicknamed "Little Boy" was dropped on this date in 1945 on the city of Hiroshima. The United States warned them it was coming. We were not warned when they bombed Pearl Harbor. Little Boy killed an estimated 145,00 from blast trauma, flash burns, radiation burns, malnutrition and radiation sickness. The combined bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (3 days later, bomb nicknamed Fat Man) brought the Japanese war machine to its knees and saved an estimated one million casualties that would have resulted from an invasion of the mainland. This has established the benchmark that Uncle Sam may be slow to anger but in the final analysis is not someone to be fucked with.

"Sow the wind, reap the whirlwind..."
Hosea 8:7
"I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
The Bhagavad Gita

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