1. Japan was an island
2. Japan cannot feed
3. Japan has no natural resources.
4. Japan has only
a navy to enable their war.
Conclusion: If the politicians were intelligent they would have done the
After Pearl Harbor bombed. Do only one thing.
Build two classes of
2. Aircraft carriers.
That's all. Army and Air Force? Not
What to do?
1.Use carriers and subs to sink first their naval
2. Begin systematic sinking of all ships approaching or leaving
Result? The sudden surrender of Japan. When they are all starving, they
If they don't surrender in due time, drop atomic
Result? Almost no loss of our soldiers, sailors,
Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Saipan, etc etc?
All island fortresses would have surrendered or died of starvation.
This did indeed happen at Rabaul, a huge Japanese base. It could have
happened to Japan too.
But did we have genius at the
top? No, just warlike Democrats like FDR, clearly not very intelligent, he
used the name Roosevelt to get elected, using Teddy Roosevelts fame and
But think about it. Japan was obviously
vulnerable to this strategy. Sink their ships, they lose. Simple. And hundreds
of thousands of American boys would have not been killed. Alas,
politicians are almost always the bottom of the barrel. People who could
not succeed in real pursuits. Mostly useless moron lawyers.