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May 30, 2016

To date 200,000 were killed by nuclear weapons.

Between 1939 and 1945, 60 million people were killed in the most sanguinary conflict the world has known so far.
Of those, only about 200,000 were killed by nuclear weapons. On either side of that conflict, Russian and Chinese communists murdered 120 million, all with antediluvian weapons. Before they got going, another 17-20 million had been killed in the First World War – yet Rutherford hadn’t yet got around to splitting the atom. Let’s hear it for nuclear weapons – Alexander Boot

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 30, 2016 7:54 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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What would a world without nuclear weapons look like? We already know.

It's not pretty.

Posted by: plus.google.com/104841162830331053592 [TypeKey Profile Page] at May 31, 2016 6:48 AM

The Japanese killed more people by hand in Nanking, than died in the Atomic attacks.

Posted by: Casey Klahn [TypeKey Profile Page] at May 31, 2016 5:39 PM

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