The Atomic Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Essay

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WAS THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF JAPAN (HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI) IN 1945 NECESSARY?
INTRODUCTION
After America had successfully tested the atomic bomb in mid-July 1945, the United States President was eager to use it as one of the weapons of ending the Second World War. Despite the evidence gathered from the testing of this bomb that it had far reaching effects than other normal bombs, President Harry Truman still went forth to have a chart with his allies on the possibility of using the bomb as a way of forcing Japan to surrender. To many, this was a seriously barbarous act that has ever been recorded in the history of the world. Thus, there have always been discussions as to whether the use of the bomb was necessary or not. Many views have been put forth to either defend President Harry Truman or to criticize his decision. The shocking part of these is that the questioning comes even from the members of the American war soldiers who took part in the Second World War. Thus in this paper, I 'll be trying to examine the necessity of Nagasaki and Hiroshima atomic bombing. In order to be able to analyze this situation, two main sources will be considered. These sources include: Hiroshima: Was it Necessary? By Doug Long and the Pacific War Historical Society.

Source one: Hiroshima Bombing, was it Necessary? By Doug Long

Man or humanity? This is the question that rings in my mind whenever I reason in the line the act that was done in the two regions of Japan in 1945. It is therefore…

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