Time Demeans Heroic Marines

At the end of 1944 the war against Imperial Japan was three years old and had cost the lives of 21,500 Sailors and Marines. American military strategists, hoping to force an early Japanese surrender deployed a newly available weapon, the B-29 Super-fortress, “very-long-range” bomber. From bases on the islands of Saipan and Tinian the B-29s […]