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The Dropping of the Bomb on Hiroshima was horrific

The dropping of the A Bomb on Hiroshima was horrific. The above article by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes of the BBC (The ‘sanitised narrative’ of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing) is full of reminders about the terrifying impact the dropping of the bombs had on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the survivors. In it he uses Jamal as a vehicle for articulation of current American thinking about Hiroshima. Jamal is a young man and a student at Princeton University  in the USA. The article appears to me to be a criticism of how and why the decision behind the dropping of the bomb has been  viewed in America since the end of WW2. It appears to urge a rethink on the ‘sanitised narrative’. I would have to add…

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