The Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Essay example

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History gets to be defined and written by the victors and the people that were not involved are most likely to blindly follow what those people say. Americans have a pride about themselves that makes it necessary for them to always be on the right side of history, because that either means they were winning or they were right, and least if they were not they could make it seem like they were. One of these such moments was the events that took place before, during, and after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which serves as proud beacon of light that comes to warm American hearts as they think about their just triumph In World War II. From a base level any writer could talk about whether or not the history of the bombing glorifies the dropping of the bomb without even considering the damage it did to the many generations and at the time present citizens of Japan. No in fact the writer H. Bruce Franklin talks about whether or not the bombing was justifiable, how we mistakenly glorify it, and most intriguing of all the fact that many pieces of history sway in the opinion of its non-necessity. After reading his article “Hiroshima Nagasaki : The Real Story of the Atomic Bombings and Their Aftermath” I had to undoubtedly agree with the idea in his article on the war and how after the war we tried to hide our true intentions behind the Atomic by using a veil of patriotism and saving our fellow man. He argues about these things that challenge American morality and the history…

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