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Thread #133617   Message #3036357
Posted By: kendall
19-Nov-10 - 07:41 PM
Thread Name: BS: Remember President Truman
Subject: RE: BS: Remember President Truman
Read up on the body count at Okinawa and that will tell you what invading the home island would have been like.
They started it and we finished it. Does anyone think if they had had the bomb that they wouldn't have used it? Dream on!

I had a shipmate who was from the Philippines and he had a horrible scar on his neck. He said it was given to him by a Japanese soldier who cut his throat and left him for dead.
He also told us how the Japanese soldiers used Filipino babies for bayonet practice.
Truman was right.The Monday morning quarterbacks are wrong.