Paul Fussell — “Thank God for the Atom Bomb”

This post is a stunning essay by Paul Fussell published in The New Republic in 1981.  Here’s a link to a PDF of the original. On August 2 last year, we observed the 77th anniversary of the atom bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.  This is as good a time at any to revisit the debate about whether this action was … Continue reading Paul Fussell — “Thank God for the Atom Bomb”