The Atomic Bombs Of World War Essay

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The Atomic Bombs of World War
One man’s decision can alter the entire world’s lives. On August 6th, 1945, President Harry Truman ordered atomic bombs be dropped on Japan’s soil. The first city of Japan who was bombed was Hiroshima at a quarter after eight. The first attack killed over eighty thousand innocent people instantly. Some of the victims was killed by the radiation. Japan believed the worst had ended, but they were truly wrong. On August 9th, 1945, the second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki which killed forty thousand more deaths of innocent people. Overall, one hundred and thirty thousand people lost their lives because President Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan. The decision divided Americans into two groups: the supports and opponents of the bombing. People questioned if the usage of the atomic bombs were necessary. Every story has two sides, but which side is accurate. The number one question of all times during World War II was “Why did President Truman drop the bombs on Japan and was it really necessary to drop the deadly weapons?” The answer to the question is hard to understand, but people never understood Truman’s decision. President Truman made the wrong call to drop the bombs because Truman and his top advisers knew dropping the bombs was not necessary to avoid getting invaded by Japan. The dropping of atomic bombs was not necessary and there were several different ways to get Japan to surrender instead of killing…

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