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Asleep At The Creation: Ii

December 2023
1min read

I was a GI in Germany, a three-and-a-half-year veteran, when I was told we had exploded an atom bomb in Japan. I said, “So what?” I was waiting to be shipped to Japan and do another three years. My friend explained, “The war is over; you won’t have to go to Japan.”

Despite a year in college, I had never heard of the atom. Was it good news or bad news?

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