Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.
Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Planned Invasion of Japan
- From these bases Americans could fly and return with bombers to bomb Tokyo
- Men fought to the death and very few prisoners
- Kamikazes active
- Fire bombing of Tokyo after islands taken
- Invasion of Japan estimated to take 1 million American casualties (10 million Japanese)
Americans started destroying Japan. Iwo Jiam and Okinawa were taken. They started fire bombing Tokyo.