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Topic - Wilson D. Miscamble
By the time Franklin D. Roosevelt died in April 1945, his grand vision of the world was rapidly slipping from his grasp. Once Nazi Germany was defeated, FDR hoped to leave Europe to Britain and the Soviet Union, but he had no answer to the question of just how Britain was supposed to single-handedly defend freedom on the Continent, overmatched as it clearly was.
Ever since the 1960s, revisionist historians and religious leaders have condemned President Harry S. Truman's use of the atomic bomb to end the war with Japan in August 1945.
"Facing the question honestly might have forced him to contemplate a transformation in American foreign policy, which he deemed unacceptable," wrote the historian Wilson D. Miscamble.
he writes, already established the precedent that included the collateral damage of noncombatants.