Monday, August 14, 2006

How long could it have drug on?

Aug. 14th, 1945. Sixty one years ago today. Japan got smart... they surrendered.


Blogger Angry Orthodox said...

We had a war to win dammit! Controversial, but more American lives would've been lost without the bomb. They should've thought about on 12/7

5:53 PM  
Blogger Sleeping Lotus said...

I thought it was the 15th. Really. No?

7:25 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

So did I. I've seen both the 14th and the 15th. I guess it depends on which side of the International Date Line you're on.

Japan is one day ahead of us, no?

The 14th in USA is the 15th in the Japan, right?

7:33 PM  
Blogger Angry Orthodox said...

I think so yes. Japan is the better for it in any rate. I must say that they are the most polite people I have ever met.

2:34 PM  
Blogger Der Tommissar said...

Wow, 61 years ago a plant remained open!

Or did you mean that other headline on the page?

12:45 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

Tom, Now THAT was funny!!!

4:04 PM  

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