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This anecdote was recorded by western judo pioneer E. J. Harrison in his book The Fighting Spirit of Japan, published in 1913. The speaker is Sakujiro Yokoyama, one of the greatest judoka from the founding days of Kodokan Judo. This is a fascinating eye witness account to an actual duel of samurai.
Nagasaki and Hiroshima are synonymous with the US bombings of Japan during World War II, but many wonder why Tokyo was not bombed. After all, it is the city that comes to mind when thinking of Japan and was the seat of the Emperor. As history is focused on the outcomes many people are not aware of the number of considered targets and how decisions and uncontrollable factors caused the bombings to play out as they did. Today, we’ll explore the decision-making process that stopped Tokyo from being hit with an atomic bomb.
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