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By Joseph Ditzler
Stars and Stripes 

WWII: Historian questions bombs' necessity


Last updated 8/29/2020 at 3:11pm

TOKYO — In spring and summer 1945, American politicians, generals and scientists pondered how to best use the terrible power of the atomic bomb created by the Manhattan Project in New Mexico.

They deliberated killing tens of thousands of civilia...

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