Essay about The Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

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Hiroshima Essay It has now been a little over seven decades since the catastrophic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were unleashed and nuclear warfare was unveiled to the world. This attack took place toward the end of World War II, in which the United States dropped “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” on the Japanese, resulting in detrimental losses, and an inevitable surrender from Japan, but at what cost? The devastation that was caused not only affected Japan, but the entire world at the time. Countless lives were lost and a new type of warfare introduced. A frequent question asked is whether the course of action taken by the U.S. was justified or not. Many argue that these bombings were too severe and that America could have easily taken down Japan with its military forces because of the feeble state they were already in. Although this may have been the case, the United States is justified because of the given circumstances. They prioritized the lives of their soldiers over the Japanese just like a government should. Several warnings were also given to Japan in an attempt to end the battle without any more bloodshed, but they were ignored and their people suffered for it. Looking back at WWII it is also reasonable to say that the Japanese had created its own mess the moment they attacked pear harbor and dragged America into the war they never wanted to be in. The raging war between the United States and Japan during the early 1940’s was undoubtedly a horrific time period…

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