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OPINION: The Enola Gay Saved Lives
In a new PSQ section called "Opinion," James R. Van De Velde argues that the United States in August 1945 was fortunate in getting such a stubborn foe as Japan to surrender without an invasion of the homeland. The atomic bomb, far from being unnecessary, secured an early surrender, thus saving Japanese and Allied lives and leading to a benevolent occupation of Japan by American forces.

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