Letters, Sep. 17, 1945

"This Blessed Bomb"


The remarks of Walter G. Taylor [TIME Letters, Aug. 27], vigorously denouncing our use of the atom bomb, should point out clearly what type of thinking we have to fear in the future.

We know that the Germans came stunningly close to perfecting this fearful weapon and we are told that the Japanese received from them all the information the Nazis had gathered. It was simply a race to see which of us could complete it first, and the Jap trail of bestiality, thousands of miles long, gives us to understand...

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