As The New York Times obit notes:
“I was anxious to do it,” he told an interviewer for a documentary, “The Men Who Brought the Dawn,” marking the 50th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. “I wanted to do everything that I could to subdue Japan. I wanted to kill the bastards. That was the attitude of the United States in those years.”
The point goes to Lone Star DC, who sums it up best: [He] gets what he gave. As do we all.