Killing Hiroshima: Scott Horton Interviews Jacob Hornberger (Antiwar Radio)
Wednesday August 11th, 2010
MP3 here. (20:40)
Jacob Hornberger, founder and president of the Future of Freedom Foundation, discusses the enduring myth of nuking Hiroshima and Nagasaki to save the lives of countless U.S. soldiers, how FDRís rejection of conditional surrender prolonged the war in Europe and the Pacific, how the US empire kicked into high gear after WWII, why purposely killing civilians is a war crime unless the Air Force does it, the firebombing of Japan that inflicted more casualties than Fat Man and Little Boy combined, operation Keelhaul and the forcible repatriation of Russian soldiers to certain death back home and the illegitimacy of killing civilians to save soldiers during wartime.
Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He is a regular writer for The Future of Freedom Foundationís publication, Freedom Daily, and is a co-editor or contributor to the eight books that have been published by the Foundation.