More headlines today:
"JAPANESE KILLED AT RATE OF 14 TO 1; OWI Reports on Casualties of Enemy From Guadalcanal to Naha Outskirts."
"TOKYO DENIES TALK OF BID FOR PEACE; Washington Doubts Reports of 'Feelers' Because Army Still Controls Japan."
"What the GI Is Thinking About; He doesn't like the idea of going to the Pacific but knows the job must be done."
And finally, depressingly:
"'Kamikaze'; Japan Fights Fiercely." ("As the Allied ring drew tighter around the Japanese empire last week, as American air blows rained heavier on the home islands, Japan's strategy of defense was "kamikaze" — a suicidal resistance.")
THE YEAR THAT BLOG FORGOT IS: 1945.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008