The Atomic Bomb Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Essay

1240 Words Jun 10th, 2015 5 Pages
August 6, 1945 and August 9, 1945 were days in history like no other.

Only one country in history has ever used an atomic bomb against another nation, the United

States of America. Code named the Manhattan Project the atomic bombs were being developed

to use against Japan towards the end of World War II. The United States was completely fine in

dropping the bombs on Japan. Even though Japan was near defeat but many questioned how

close Japan was to surrendering. Even though some people did not agree with the actions of the

U.S the bombs were dropped changing the history of World War II and our country and the rest

of the world.

The saying desperate times call for desperate measures and war is definitely no exception

to this saying. Just as the attack on Pearl Harbor was a tragic day in our history the days of the

atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are tragic for Japan. However as quoted by a Japanese

survivor of the atomic bombs Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura, “it was war and we had to expect it.” A

country only enters war to defend their country and to win by any means necessary. The actions

of war are not unavoidable and cannot be helped. Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese

because they felt that was the best way to make there advancements in the war. The United

States used the bombs to dictate the terms of the surrender of the Japanese dictatorship and the

Japanese surrender. The atomic bombs were used by the United States…

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