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TRUMP BECOMES FIRST SITTING PRESIDENT TO SET FOOT INTO NORTH KOREA… how does he do that while sitting? // Americans sitting presidents left their “footprints” almost seven decades earlier in North Korea though. Aerial bombing footprints by sitting presidents Truman and Eisenhower who approved the heavy handed carpet bombing of North Korean cities by general Curtis Le May, with Pyongyang, the capital, being only one of many… Let me remind those who are not in the know:
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According to a bomb assessment conducted by the U.S. Air Force, over the course of the war 75 percent of Pyongyang was destroyed by the U.S. bombing, placing it approximately at the midpoint in level of damage, relative to other Korean cities
Musan – 5%
Najin (Rashin) – 5%
Unggi (Sonbong County) – 5%
Anju – 15%
Sinuiju – 50%
Songjin (Kimchaek) – 50%
Chongju (Chŏngju) – 60%
Kanggye – 60% (reduced from previous estimate of 75%)
Haeju – 75%
Pyongyang – 75%
Kyomipo (Songnim) – 80%
Hamhung (Hamhŭng) – 80%
Chinnampo (Namp’o) – 80%
Wonsan (Wŏnsan) – 80%
Hungnam (Hŭngnam) – 85%
Sunan (Sunan-guyok) – 90%
Sariwon (Sariwŏn) – 95%
Hwangju (Hwangju County) – 97%
Kunu-ri (Kunu-dong) – 100%
Sinanju – 100%
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Pyongyang


Would it be an idea that any sitting president, any authority approving aerial bombing would set foot onto the ground impacted by the ordnance dropped by their order, before ordening any other air raid?

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