U.S. Defeat of Japan in World War II
John David Lewis is a professor of philosophy and politics at Duke University, specializing in military history and foreign policy. In his book Nothing Less than Victory he argues that an aggressive military offense can win wars and establish lasting peace. He teaches a course on “realism” in international relations, focusing on the American defeat of Japan in 1945 during this lecture. close
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