Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima And Hiroshima Essay

1070 Words Jan 9th, 2016 5 Pages
On August 6 1945, the world had seen the first use of one of if not the deadliest weapon off all-time; The United States of America had dropped the first Atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Both cities were completely and utterly decimated and the death toll is around two hundred thousand and fifty people. The dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945 by the Americans still lies a very controversial issue with no definite answer. Both sides of the issue have very justifiable arguments. Despite the contention, dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki could be vindicated as it ended the war early, saved future lives, and for retribution of Imperial Japan’s past military contributions.
After the United States of America had emanated the Atomic bomb, Japan had surrendered immediately and agreed with the conditions set by the United States. Hirohito, the Japanese emperor, officially announced the surrender to the Allies on August 15th of 1945 at noon. Hirohito says that “it is according to the dictates of time and fate that we have resolved to pave the way for a grand peace for all the generations to come” further proving that by surrendering, they have chosen a more peaceful resolution for all mankind. Dropping the Atomic bomb ended the unnecessary and deadly war between Japanese Empire and the U.S. Both countries could not keep up with the war as it was draining both nations’ natural, financial, and human resources. Both…

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