Comments by Jim Campbell
August 23rs, 2018
While members among U.S. and allied fighters went to war for duty, honor, country and personal reasons, the Japanese fighters believed Emperor Hirohito to be a deity.
Thus they would not quit nor be taken prisoners without killing themselves to dis honor their deity.
I was not really in favor of using the Atomic Bomb in Japan.
With older information recently brought to my attention by Navy SEAL, Jim O”Neill, I would be foolish not to reconsider my previous position.
The New Republic
by Paul Fussell
Many years ago in New York I saw on the side of a bus a whiskey ad I’ve
remembered all this time.
It’s been for me a model of the short poem, and indeed I’ve come upon few short poems subsequently that exhibited more poetic talent.
The ad consisted of two eleven-syllable lines of…
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