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Am I right that what Americans did in 1945 in Japan was to liberate Japanese?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    No, what the Americans AND  British did was to end Japan's ability to make war. Any "liberation"of the population that occurred was a side benefit. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    America pressured Japan to surrender an end to the war. Then it monitored Japan's recovery. What do you mean by "liberate"?

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No the Japanese like the Nazis wanted to win the war Just like dressed 50,000 people making Guns ammunition Torpedos bombsights were Not Innocent Civilians and only 22,500 In Dresden when 42,000 Civilians died in London

    Dont Bomb civilians first then complain when we do the same the Nazis Bombed warsaw and Blamed the Poles for their deaths and the Bombing of the civilian city of Antwerp was a war crime

    all Hitler had to do was Surrender and Dresden would have been Like Jever where the Innocent Civilians Surrendered to the Canadians

    the Nazis Bombed Civilians in Scotland 16 October 1939 and Not a single Bomb had been dropped on Germany Yet If Hitler had Built his American Bomber Like we Built the Lancaster he would have used it to try and win WW2

    Hitler started the war took Revenge on the Jews over a Myth Blamed the treaty of Versailles after imposing this in the Russinas

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: March 3, 1918An armistice was reached in early December 1917 and a formal cease-fire was declared December 15, but determining the terms of peace between Russia and the Central Powers proved to be far more complicated. Negotiations began at Brest-Litovsk on December 22. Leading their respective delegations were foreign ministers Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) of Russia, Richard von Kuhlmann of Germany and Count Ottokar Czernin of Austria.In mid-February, the talks broke down when an angry Trotsky deemed the Central Powers’ terms too harsh and their demands for territory unacceptable. Fighting resumed briefly on the Eastern Front, but the German armies advanced quickly, and both Lenin and Trotsky soon realized that Russia, in its weakened state, would be forced to give in to the enemy terms. Negotiations resumed later that month and the final treaty was signed on March 3, 1918.By the terms of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Russia recognized the independence of Ukraine, Georgia and Finland; gave up Poland and the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to Germany and Austria-Hungary; and ceded Kars, Ardahan and Batum to Turkey. The total losses constituted some 1 million square miles of Russia’s former territory; a third of its population or around 55 million people; a majority of its coal, oil and iron stores; and much of its industry. Lenin bitterly called the settlement “that abyss of defeat, dismemberment, enslavement and humiliation.”I keep hearing the Rubbish about the Treaty of Versailles which was based on this treaty that the Germans imposed on Russiaas you can see Germany got off LightTreaty of Brest-Litovsk: March 3, 1918An armistice was reached in early December 1917 and a formal cease-fire was declared December 15, but determining the terms of peace between Russia and the Central Powers proved to be far more complicated. Negotiations began at Brest-Litovsk on December 22. Leading their respective delegations were foreign ministers Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) of Russia, Richard von Kuhlmann of Germany and Count Ottokar Czernin of Austria.In mid-February, the talks broke down when an angry Trotsky deemed the Central Powers’ terms too harsh and their demands for territory unacceptable. Fighting resumed briefly on the Eastern Front, but the German armies advanced quickly, and both Lenin and Trotsky soon realized that Russia, in its weakened state, would be forced to give in to the enemy terms. Negotiations resumed later that month and the final treaty was signed on March 3, 1918.By the terms of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Russia recognized the independence of Ukraine, Georgia and Finland; gave up Poland and the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to Germany and Austria-Hungary; and ceded Kars, Ardahan and Batum to Turkey. The total losses constituted some 1 million square miles of Russia’s former territory; a third of its population or around 55 million people; a majority of its coal, oil and iron stores; and much of its industry. Lenin bitterly called the settlement “that abyss of defeat, dismemberment, enslavement and humiliation.”Russia lost 34% of its population, 54% of its industrial land, 89% of its coalfields, and 26% of its railways. Russia was also fined 300 million gold marks. and the Germans also took 2,400 guns, 5,000 machine-guns, 8,000 railway trucks, 8,000 locomotives, 128,000 rifles and 2 million rounds of artillery ammunition.  and the Germans still complain about the slap on the wrist which was Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    ARTICLE 2 Russia shall pay Germany six billion marks as compensation for losses sustained by Germans

    sorry Germany WW1 and WW2 got Justice from the winners

    where Japan got off Light with HRH making Friends with the Japanese  and giving war criminals amnesty

  • Lv 6
    1 month ago

    The Allies were bomb-happy. They found that committing genocide on Hamburg, Dresden, and other cities in Germany was the best way to break enemy morale and thus shorten the war.

    It worked in Europe and so they did it in Japan.

    No matter what anyone thinks about the idea of "shortening the war", targeting innocent civilians for any reason is a war crime.

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  • Lv 7
    1 month ago

    i am sure Japanese just love their way of life now compared to before

  • Steven
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    They actually did "that" because the United states had doubts they were going to defeat Japan in short time. They knew it would be very difficult. The Japanese were at a disadvantage technologically but their fighting spirit was unforgiving. They would go to lengths that American troops would not 

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