Even Churchill Thought Hiroshima Was Unnecessary

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A talk by Milan Rai, Peace News editor and author of Chomsky's Politics (Verso, 1995). The arguments today about Hiroshima and Nagasaki miss the most important facts about Allied decision-making in mid-1945. Britain's wartime leader, Winston Churchill, believed - in mid-1945 - that the Second World War could be ended without the use of the atomic bomb. At the urging […]