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Proposed park on atomic bomb is about superiority, not reflection

The Boston Globe approves of a new $21 million national park celebrating the technological success of the development of the atomic bomb, but fails to mention that 200,000 Japanese perished in the atomic attacks (“A history lesson for all,” Editorial, Dec. 7).

Many Americans would be interested to know that the two top US military officials at the time, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General Douglas MacArthur, dismissed the military necessity of dropping the bomb.

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