Re: Arthur T Harris
- From: "William Black" <william.black@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 11:07:07 -0500
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William Black <william.black@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:"SolomonW" <SolomonW@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> All that he can be accused of is that he carried out his orders
>> enthusiastically, which was required of all commanders in chief of >> the
> Well if so how do justify Harris when given orders such as bombing
> transportation in France, bombing oil and mining U-boats that he did so
> quite reluctantly.
Because he though burning cities was the way to win the war.
As Hiroshima and Nagasaki proved, he was right.
Actually, the Pacific War was won by naval superiority; the bombs merely
hastened the surrender.
You mean they wouldn't have needed to invade Japan?
You are becoming irrational.
The European War was won when Germany was invaded by the combined allied
However a nuclear bomb on Berlin would have hastened the process.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
Time for tea.