You know, it just occurred to me that maybe the good old USofA should start trotting out the widows and surviving children of those killed in the Pearl Harbor attacks, kind of like what the Japanese do on the anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
11B, too much pride and not enough victim mentality there.
Japan would have a healthier national perspective if they were responsible for nuclear deterrence and had a blue water navy with 2 nuclear carriers. People who tend to become overly reliant on others, resent both their benefactor as well as themselves. If they have a spine, they do. Plenty of people who’d be perfectly happy mooching off their betters (LibProgs).
The United States was at peace with that Nation and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its Government and its Emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific. Indeed, one hour after Japanese air squadrons had c…