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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 9:18 p.m. PST

…Over Tokyo 73 Years Ago.

"All of Tokyo is a funeral pyre.

Burning at over 1,100 Fahrenheit, rising flames create their own hurricane vacuum that inhales everything combustible to fuel the growing, miles-wide conflagration.

Fluttering to the ground in a wobbly topple incendiary bomblets continue to rain down from the night sky. These are not normal aerial bombs. The tiny bomblets are soft blobs of gooey, formless terror. They are E-46 chemical incendiary bombs or "fire bombs"…"
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zoneofcontrol Inactive Member10 Mar 2018 5:22 a.m. PST

God bless the air crews and support personnel that fought a long and costly campaign to help bring that war to a close.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP10 Mar 2018 6:29 a.m. PST

ZOC: +1

Typical skewed article pushing an adjenda which is pointless.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 3:28 p.m. PST

Well over 200,000 civilians killed by Japanese in Burma, China, Korea, the Philippines, American prisoners of war in concentration camps. did I miss any?

In such an industrial country why did Tokyo have so much wooden construction.

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