In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show.
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Hiroshima had a profound effect upon me.
Hundreds and hundreds of the dead were so badly burned in the terrific heat generated by the bomb that it was not even possible to tell whether they were men or women, old or young.
Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity.
Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party.
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