On 6th August, 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima devastated by the act of terror of biblical proportion which as a result 90 percent of the city non combatant civilians immediately boiled, evaporated, carbonized or otherwise disappeared into black smoke or became chunks of charcoal. 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, a second act of terror was committed against another city Nagasaki, an estimated 40,000 people ended the same fate. This was the Atomic Bombings.
- the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
Ironically this greatest act of terror were committed by all-Christian bomber crew by the order of Christian President of the most Christian nation in the world.
Theodore[*] Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman were all Christian and religious men, Roosevelt is even considered by US christians as the most Christian and the most religious of all presidents.
- Before 1948 more than 90% of US population were affiliated as Christians. (Wiki)
[*] Correction: I have mixed Theodore Roosevelt with Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), the World War II President of the USA, but still FDR was religious christian, once, when joining those soldiers aboard a warship with Winston Churchill, FDR asked the crew and prime minister to join him in singing the hymn ‘Onward Christian Soldiers.’ In his final inaugural address, FDR affirmed, “So we pray to Him for the vision to see our way clearly … to achievement of His will. [God and George W. Bush (New York: Regan Books, 2004), p. 176]