Killing the Rising Sun Quotes

Bill O'Reilly
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We bombed Hiroshima. We bombed Nagasaki. And we nuked far more than the thousands in New York and the Pentagon [on September 11th] … America’s chickens are coming home to roost.”
-- Jeremiah Wright (A Note to Readers paragraph 2)

Importance: By calling Hiroshima and Nagasaki crimes, and greater ones than the September 11 terrorist attacks, Wright motivated the authors to write a response justifying those bombings.

Alex, what you are after is to see that the Nazis don’t blow us up.
-- Franklin Roosevelt (Introduction paragraph 1)

Importance: Roosevelt's reply to Alexander Sachs, who has told him about the potential of nuclear weapons and the Nazis' acauisition of materials that could be used to make them, motivates the president to launch the program that will eventually produce the atom bomb.

Do not survive in shame as a prisoner. Die, to ensure that you do not leave ignominy behind you.”
-- Senjinkin (chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: Written in the Japanese military field manual, this quote helps motivate Japanese soldiers to fight until death...

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