Japanese Pilots

Dudley D. Doright f16rsdad at JUNO.COM
Mon Dec 10 16:43:02 MST 2001

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 16:01:36 +0000 wbwhite <wbwhite at MADBBS.COM> writes:
> "Dudley D. Doright" wrote:
> > What about the Pilots that dropped two large bombs on Japan?  I'm
> sure
> > that innocent people perished there also.  "War is Hell".   I
> cannot find
> > blame for soldiers doing as ordered and attacking a Military
> target.   I
> > can find blame for the one's ordering the attack unprovoked.  The
> > Nuremberg trials are a different matter involving Torture and
> Genocide,
> > IMO.
>      What is done while there is no war, may be different from a
> response or
> chain of responses one country makes to another after war has been
> initiated.  Can you imagine our dropping bombs on Japan had we not
> been
> aroused to defend ourselves in war?
>     Nuremberg found fault not only with commanding officers giving
> orders to
> commit crimes against humanity, but also with those who carried them
> out.
> That precedent has been established.

There is a big difference between attacking a military force and
exterminating a race of people.

War starts when someone starts it.  Japan started it when they attacked
Pearl Harbor.


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