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How The United States Saved The World

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How The United States Saved The World

Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signs the Instrument of Surrender on behalf of the Japanese Government, on board USS Missouri (BB-63), 2 September 1945. Lieutentant General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, watches from the opposite side of the table. Foreign Ministry representative Toshikazu Kase is assisting Mr. Shigemitsu. Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

On the 2nd of September, at 9.02 am Tokyo time, an Act of unconditional surrender of Japanese forces was signed on a board of the American battleship « Missouri ». The most devastating conflict in the history of humankind, the Second World War, was finished.

After the German surrender, Japan has continued the war with the anti-fascist coalition by its own forces for four months. Inspired by its rush to achieve a dominant position in the Asia-Pacific region, Japan pushed forward. Even after losing large areas, it denied the allies’ ultimatum and continued a resistance to the deep end.

Thus, what did finally compel the Japanese government to sign an unfavorable capitulation on the 2nd of September?

The 6th and the 9th of August 1945 went down in history as a critical turning point in WWII and marked the only military use of atomic weapons. The bombardment of Hiroshima and Nagasaki wiped two cities with all their population.

However, “Little boy” and “Fat man” had no important impact on the tide of the war.

During the summer 1945, Japan has suffered the succession of most powerful bombardments in human history. The American Air Forces destroyed 68 Japanese cities, without using nuclear weapons. A big part of the country was burned out together with its population.

How The United States Saved The World

Tokyo, March 1945

The 10th of March, the Tokyo bombing alone killed 120.000 Japanese that is twice more than Hiroshima with the number of casualties near 70.000.

Hiroshima is not on top neither in terms of casualties nor of the destruction.

After having suffered regular bombardments of its cities, the Japanese government did not mind the US atomic weapons. According to the protocols the new weapons were discussed only twice by the Japanese military council. They were aware of the small quantity of enriched uranium in the USA that was hardly enough for two bombs, and it could not break their will to surrender.

The threats of Harry Truman to subject Japan to the devastating iron downpour were nothing more but slipslop, since there was nothing else to destroy in Japan. Less than 10 cities left there. The whole country was destroyed.

After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan had been resisting for one more month before it capitulated. The Japanese government accepted that the war was lost, but it continued to fight in order to gain the most  convenient conditions for capitulation. It aimed to conserve the occupied territories such as Vietnam, Burma, Korea, a part of Malaysia and Indonesia, a part of China, as the Japanese army was steel strong enough and well supplied.

How The United States Saved The World

Aug 09, 1945; Nagasaki, Japan; The mushroom cloud that resulted from the US dropping a nuclear bomb on Nagasaki. (Credit Image: © ZUMA Press/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Thus, if not Hiroshima and Nagasaki, what did force Japan to sign an unconditional capitulation in September 1945?

On the 27th of August, the 16th Army of the Soviet Union was deployed on the Sakhalin Island. After having entered Manchuria and breaking through the defense systems of Great Khingan, the Soviet troops crossed the desert and defeated the elite Kwantung army. That’s what deprived Japan from capability to conduct any military action and forced it to accept a mortifying capitulation.

Despite the Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese strategical position was critical. Forced to fight on two fronts, the Japanese government was obliged to take a side of one of its enemies. While not wishing to end up like Korea, they surrendered to the United States. Taking into account the Japanese victory over the Russian Empire in 1905, Hirohito could not admit the defeat to soviet soldiers.

The role of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in WWII was artificially increased. This common myth was widely spread and accepted by the both sides, as it was beneficial not only to the Americans, who gained the official status of the Second World War winners. It also played into the hands of the Japanese leaders. Emperor Hirohito, having blamed the defeat for a new all-mighty weapon, managed to maintain his legitimacy, to avoid the tribunals and turn fascist Japan into a victim.

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The Objective

The only thing US did is to bomb civilians. Basically their every war.
Also, SF could you please remove the trash/trolls like this one above? Thank you.

James

I love how trolls add irrelevant information to the topic. It’s like their trying to get us to ignore them….

James

See, this is why I come to Southfront and why an alternative to MSM is so important. Never in their life would Western MSM have ever reported on the real facts that showed the Soviet Union in a good light.

bluedogg

No he’s just a lonely little boy looking for some attention.

Gustavo B

They switched from Discuss to this, whatever this is. That troll is some psycho (probably that tvaz or whatever his name is) and he is spamming total nonsense for days here in order to sabotage SF or whatever his insane goal is. Probably just a lonely, desperate and mentally ill creature. He should be removed, IP banned permanently.

Dude Grayson

WW2 made the world safe for the AngloZionist banking cartel. NOTHING else. Quite the opposite happened from saving the world. It has doomed us to live under the AngloZionist private central banking cartel that cares nothing about anything but retaining their monetary powers.

Gustavo B

@HiaNd I’m your father, Luke. Dude you asked, I answered the question and you should say thanks instead of being rude and stupid. Not sure if he ‘borrowed’ your nick as well or you suddenly love IDF loving and Russia-hating trolls. But then who cares really. Next time talk with yourself.

hmm

hiand and who the hell are you to ask stupid questions? just another idiot .

Caput

It is relevant that every Axis power wanted desperately to surrender to the U.S. and avoid any capitulation to the USSR. It is also relevant that today I would surrender to Russian Federation instead of the U.S. It’s too bad the housing is poor in Russia or I would have surrendered there by now. I guess in the end we surrender to where we can be most comfortable.

JIMI JAMES

s-400 is crap and useless
You are a liar,a coward,homosexual and utterly useless information on all fronts,it were mainly cccp manufacturing which paved the way to victory,leasing a few us/uk stuff was more allied gesture than to assume cccp couldn’t build where towards the end they had over 5,500 aircraft compared to drug fkd wasted 50 or so from your very much beloved nazi regime,yet scome todays usa is over 30 trillion in debt and unelected government without vision to portray to any form of solutions,seens they have not got the guts to do so see;

Indeed cia/soros lgbtq bots cry in rage,so you have to turn to lies yet you certainly don’r belong to the commonwealth,lousy fascist butt sniffing stinker of the century,eh poofta carefull turk may fk you upde ass!
losa:
RUSSIA STOCKS UP:

yuri

the destitute hamburger cultural desert—USA has become desperate; CIA employ meth heads in trailer parks to post repetitive slogans about s-400…these bewildered semi-robots provide bad comedy
“amerikans live in a thicket of illusions: they demand illusions about themselves”. Daniel Boorstin

Dawn

“Based on a detailed investigation of all the facts, and supported by the testimony of the surviving Japanese leaders involved, it is the Survey’s opinion that certainly prior to 31 December 1945, and in all probability prior to 1 November 1945, Japan would have surrendered even if the atomic bombs had not been dropped, even if Russia had not entered the war, and even if no invasion had been planned or contemplated.”

Strategic bombing survey of the US
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Strategic_Bombing_Survey

S400 eats F22/35 for breakfast

@s-400 is crap and useless

Be silent, limp dicked little faggot.

HB_Norica

So the USA provided half the aluminum while the Russians fought the war and now you want credit.

So you and me are baking a pie. I had the knowledge to make the pie, I make the pastry, the filling, provide the oven, the house the ovens in and the plate and utensils to eat it on while you provide half the flour and half the aluminum in the pie plate.

Who made the pie you or me?

L du Plessis

and how the US/house of evil
have slaughtered around 20million people with its militaristic foregn policy adventures stealing oil minerals and replacing elected Goverments.

Rightiswrong

The Empire reached out and got its way. The Unz is still going.

EveryOneHereIncludingMeIsAForgeinAgentAndScantioned

LOL. Since SF was sanctioned, and Disqus was forced to end their services for SF, comments got funny again.
Thanks State Department! :)

In all seriousness, SF should at least be so open and tell potential donors, that they commit felonies and can face prison time according to the US laws.
Otherwise many folks here will have a REALLY bad time when the feds stand at their doors.

itibi ra

I’ve been a long itme reader and supporter of SF. I realize that the Anglzionist shit-for-brains (ie: the US and poodles, and their leader, israhell), have cut off most normal ways of getting contributions for you. Going to Bitcrap is not a solution, because not many people use it or believe in it. Therefore, a new way must be found, via other countries and their financial institutions, not western institutions.

However, a very important point: this new system of commenting really is the most terrible system i’ve ever seen. May i ask why you chose to stop using Discuss system? What is also sanctioned or was it for some other reason?

Please bring back Discuss for comments.

Thank you.

itibi ra

As is with most of the world, most people are NOT americans (thank god!). I don’t live in the Evil Empire and so i don’t give a crap about murican sanctions or what passes in the US as “laws”.

Americans, like you, should start taking responsibility for their own crap and actions and start using their brains for a change, instead of lecturing others, which is the murican M.O. ie: regarding being “open” to potential donors about breaking US BS “laws”.

Nothing wrong with what SF has done. I believe it’s the responsibility of people around the world to NOT obey stupid US “laws”. In fact, they should do the opposite.

HB_Norica

“In all seriousness, SF should at least be so open and tell potential donors, that they commit felonies and can face prison time according to the US laws.
Otherwise many folks here will have a REALLY bad time when the feds stand at their doors.”

THAT would make a real interesting first amendment case in the USA …. which is why it’ll never happen. Maybe if you donate money they could take some kind of action but expressing your thoughts on a political subject is protected speech.

Nev

The US also provided the bankers and money to finance Hitlers war machine

Barry

Save the world – Nuke ISrahell.

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benjy

Yes ondeed

Tommy Jensen

Exactly what I have been saying, America saved the world. If it hadnt been for Americans and my father’s father’s father and his fathers father, you guys would live in a sewage pipe today.

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