Why not Blockade Japan into Surrender During WW2?

Blockade Japan

Quite regularly people ask on my Pacific war videos, why the US didn’t blockade the Japanese islands. Since it was rather apparent that the invasion plans Olympic and Downfall would be very costly in terms of casualities and the Japanese Navy and Air Forces were basically non-operational for the most part anyway. Well, this question was also handled by the US Forces during the war and US Navy and US Army had different approaches. This video features

Credit: Military History Visualized

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