The Atomic Bomb Of The United States Essay

1728 Words May 1st, 2015 7 Pages
When we think about killing innocent people the first names that come up to us are Osama Bin Laden with 911 and Adolf Hitler in the holocaust; however there is one person that killed innocent people by sending an atomic bomb in 1945. This person is U.S. President Harry Truman, he tough that by sending the atomic bomb the war with Japan would stop. Throughout history people wonder if the decision that President Harry Truman was the right one. Harry Truman took a barbarous decision of sending an atomic bomb against two cities of japan, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing approximately thousands of innocent people. It all started with the Manhattan Project and with a desired to end war and protect the United States.
The atomic bomb initially started with the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan project was a code for a secret program where the U.S. Army Corps Engineers started to create an atomic bomb for the protection of the United States. It all started when American scientist became aware of the nuclear weapons research that was held in Nazi Germany, they were concerned so they started this new program for protection. The program was in the hands of the Office of Scientific Research and Development and in the hands of the War Department. The research of the atomic bomb was known by few people, according to website of U.S. History “Vice-President Truman had never heard of the Manhattan Project until he became President Truman”. This show how this organization was top secret,…

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