Argument: Bombing Japan was the lesser evil among the alternatives
Victor Davis Hanson Victor, military historian and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. "Considering Hiroshima." National Review. August 05, 2005 - "The truth, as we are reminded so often in this present conflict, is that usually in war there are no good alternatives, and leaders must select between a very bad and even worse choice. Hiroshima was the most awful option imaginable, but the other scenarios would have probably turned out even worse."