|Peace Statue, Nagasaki Peace Park|
|Nagasaki Peace Park|
Dr. Parker plays the Shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese Bamboo flute,inhonor of those who have lost their lives in war
Given that situation, it is a little unclear why we dropped the bomb. There is speculation that it was deemed necessary to justify the cost of the Manhattan Project, or to demonstrate to the Russians the power of our arsenal; in other words, political – rather than military -- considerations. What is crystal clear, however, is that such an act must never happen again.