Quote Originally Posted by herman2 View Post
All of these casualties could have been prevented if we only used the H-bomb to neutralize the North. So many lives lost and nothing to show for it. The whole travesty of the Korean war will remain forever cause we were to wimpish to use te H-bomb on the Commies.
Um, "we?" Aren't you Canadian? And secondly, had "we" used the bomb in Korea, the Soviets might well have decided that we've gone insane and that they were next and retaliated. Firstly with a bomb in the South. Then, who knows where it goes from there...

If one is to be so cavalier about destroying hundreds of thousands of civilian lives, the you'd best be prepared to lose those of your relatives....

Gen. MacArthur's complete ignoring of the obvious signs of the Chinese PLA "Volunteers" entering the War was a major failure, and signaled an ignominious end to his career.