“There was unanimous, automatic, unquestioned agreement around our table; nor did I ever hear the slightest suggestion that we should do otherwise.”

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“There was unanimous, automatic, unquestioned agreement around our table; nor did I ever hear the slightest suggestion that we should do otherwise.”

-Winston Churchill, on the decision to drop the atomic bomb at the Potsdam Conference in July, 1945.

Winston Churchill, The Second World War, Volume 6: Triumph and Tragedy (London: Cassell, 1954), 553.

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