Friday, 20 January 2012

Douglas Dietrich - Debunking Mickey Mouse History

The most important thing I've learned from Douglas Dietrich's work is how easy it is for English language press media and history books to spin a story that is at odds with the facts. In the case of Japan's much more cleverly negotiated peace treaty (than the myth of atomic defeat) they've not seen any advantage in talking about their negotiated settlement points and so the real ending of the war is a fairy tale.