Essay about The Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

1080 Words Jun 9th, 2016 5 Pages
On August 8, 1945, the sun had risen on the city of Hiroshima with the warm thought of just a regular day for the thousands of Japanese people. Instead, they received the opposite. Unexpectedly in midday, a dark mushroom cloud rises 20,000 feet up into the air of Hiroshima. The entire city was forced to the exposure and death of the atomic bombing the U.S had dropped. An innocent witness of the bombing recalls, ‘“Suddenly, a strong flash of light startled me - and then another. So well does one recall little things that I remember vividly how a stone lantern in the garden became brilliantly lit and I debated whether this light was caused by a magnesium flare or sparks from a passing trolley.”’ The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not necessary and was bound to have cost the lives of thousands of innocent people. The bombing the US had done was unnecessary for the surrender Japan would have placed. It was also an act of terrorism, poisoning and killing thousands of people. For at least 20 years later, the city of Hiroshima and Nagasaki would be unsafe to live at, severely damaged from the bomb. These are just a few of the many causes why the bombing of the two cities was a not a buildout plan. There were many reasons as to why bombing was not a strong idea. In document K: Critics of Truman 's Decision to Use Atomic Weapons, “Japan would have surrendered even if the atomic bombs had not dropped.” This quote is a good example of how waiting longer to not drop the bombs…

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