Curtis LeMay Quote

We're at war with Japan. We were attacked by Japan. Do you want to kill Japanese, or would you rather have Americans killed?


From his autobiography, also requoted in Rhodes, 'The Making of the Atomic Bomb', p. 596

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We're at war with Japan. We were attacked by Japan. Do you want to kill Japanese, or would you rather have Americans killed?

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We're at war with Japan. We were attacked by Japan. Do you want to kill Japanese, or would you rather have Americans killed?

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We're at war with Japan. We were attacked by Japan. Do you want to kill Japanese, or would you rather have Americans killed?

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We're at war with Japan. We were attacked by Japan. Do you want to kill Japanese, or would you rather have Americans killed?