President Truman's Decision: Dropping The Atomic Bomb In Japan

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The Atomic Bomb in Japan
The creation of the atomic bomb was a very helpful weapon for the United States during the WWII. President Truman, took the role of funding for the creation and dropping of the atomic bomb. Although, the atomic bomb caused a high number of innocent Japanese deaths and also awful sickness. The decision on dropping the atomic bomb in Japan, benefited the United Sates in several ways. The United States wanted to seek revenge from the Japanese attack in Pearl Harbor. After seeing the bad effects that the atomic brought to the people of Japan, the people of the United States started having debates about the usage of the atomic bomb.
President Truman, decision over booming Japan is a significant period of time that molds
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To start off, President Truman invested a lot of money into the creation of the atomic bomb. (Harry S Truman’s Decision) said “Thousands of hours of research and development as well as billions of dollars had contributed to its production” (n.d.). Instead of had wasting billions of dollars in just one project, President Truman should of helped family members who lost a love on during the war. Another good idea would have been to build special facilities for the soldiers that got injured on the war. Moreover, the atomic bombs in the cities of Japan caused thousands of innocent Japanese lives. A lot of Japanese died from the impact of the bomb, and thousands more died after from the radiation effects. It is stated in (U.S History) that “Instantly, 70,000 Japanese citizens were vaporized. In the months and years that followed, and additional 100,000 perished from burns and radiation sickness” (2008). It’s understood that the United States had to make a critical decision, but the atomic bomb caused so much destruction on Japan. Also, the health of those Japanese people whom survived the atomic where very awful. It is recorded In (History) “The first western scientists, servicemen and journalists to arrive on the scene produced vivid and heartrending reports describing a charred landscape populated by hideously burnt people, coughing up and urinating blood and waiting to die”(1945). All this downcast effect of the atomic bomb, made some United States critics to debate on the decision of Harry

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