Raise a cold one to the crew of the Enola Gay...

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Re: Raise a cold one to the crew of the Enola Gay...

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:20 am

Thanks, Langenator -- good article.
Watergate didn't have a body count.

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Re: Raise a cold one to the crew of the Enola Gay...

Post by toad » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:18 am

IIRC there were a number of plans to defeat the Japanese . US Army Ordnance , again if I recall correctly , intended use mustard gas . They figured they had enough stock piled in case the Germans got desperate, to start dropping and firing it into high grounds in Japan and the down hill flow would start killing them off .
A UA Navy plan was to set up bases in China and with the continued use of Naval mines , aircraft flying out of China, Ships firing into Japan, and basically starve and kill the population with as few US casualties as possible.

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