I will be reading more Gorge Orwell because of Paul Fussell.
At in the morning, a massive, mushroom cloud rose over Hiroshima, Japan killing more than 70, people. Some would say that this fact is all he has to offer when in the opening essay he is certain that dropping those nuclear bombs was correct.
Americans now life amid a culture of indifference sustained by an endless series of manufactured catastrophes that offer a source of entertainment, sensation, and instant pleasure.
Further complicating the decision was the fact no cabinet could exist without the representative of the Imperial Japanese Army. The decision to use the atomic bomb was a decision that brought death to over a hundred thousand Japanese It is clear as day that the Imperial Army in Manchukuo would be completely unable to oppose the Red Army which has just won a great victory and is superior to us on all points.
This is a collection, some of it published elsewhere and as it covers several topics.