Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Peace Through Strength,
Good Will Toward Men

From the M. Bouffant collection.
Some heavy reading for the long holiday wknd.

U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target ListsDeclassified for First Time

According to 1956 Plan, H-Bombs were to be Used Against Priority
“Air Power” Targets in the Soviet Union, China, and Eastern Europe

Major Cities in Soviet Bloc, Including East Berlin, Were High Priorities
in “Systematic Destruction” for Atomic Bombings

Plans to Target People (“Population”) Violated International Legal Norms

SAC Wanted a 60 Megaton Bomb, Equivalent to over
4,000 Hiroshima Atomic Weapons

Curtis LeMay, baby!

Later: The NYT breaks it down for busy members of the investor class.

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