Of thousands of others, nearer the centre of the explosion, there was no trace. They vanished. The theory in Hiroshima is that the atomic heat was so great that they burned instantly to ashes - except that there were no ashes.
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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.
My anger with the US was not at first, that they had used that weapon - although that anger came later.
It was necessary to bluff the Japanese camp commanders, with whatever authority I could muster, that I had come officially to ensure that the surrender terms were being complied with and that living conditions for the POWs were being immediately improved.
As in all his subsequent dealings with France, Ho Chi Minh's demands were a model of modesty.
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