Proportionality and Firebombing of Japan
This handout briefly explains what firebombing is and how the US army began firebombing Japanese cities. Then there is a definition of the concept of proportionality in war. Then students watch a clip form The Fog of War where Robert MacNamara explains "Lesson 5: Proportionality Should Be a Guideline in War" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYxXFwIPGHk), they then can answer both questions.

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Created: Jul 28, 2015

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