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    world, even to this current day. To use or not to use the atomic bomb during the cold days of war was the landmark question that faced President Truman. He made the executive decision to drop the bomb, starting with Hiroshima, Japan; and from that moment, history was forever changed. Perhaps, I am injudicious, but in my opinion, such extreme measures during a lengthy, ongoing war was not most rational…

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    motives behind the United States decision to use atomic bombs against Japan and what arguments have been made against it? WWII was fought between the Allied powers composed of USA, Britain and the Soviet Union, and the Axis Powers, comprised of Germany, Italy and Japan, and was one of the deadliest conflicts in all of history. The vast amount of casualties on both sides totalled to 6,000,000 deaths – about 3% of the global population in the 1940s. The use of atomic bombs was to put an end to…

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    Atomic Bomb Dbq

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    The atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Even today, many debate whether or not the US should have dropped the atomic bombs. Not only have the bombs killed many Japanese, the bombs also caused radiation sickness. However, these bombs were effective in that they ended one of the most costly wars the world has seen. Although the results of the atomic bombs were devastating to Japan, the US was justified in dropping the bombs because…

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    alliance of Japan, Germany, and Italy. On the contrary, the result of ending the war with Japan by dropping the world’s first atomic…

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    “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.”1 These words were quoted by Robert Oppenheimer after the first successful test of the atomic bomb, the Trinity Test. The atomic bomb was being tested and designed by the “Manhattan Project,” a top-secret nuclear weapon development organization for the purpose of attacking Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. The idea of creating the weapons was originated when Albert Einstein5 heard about the efforts of Germany to purify uranium-235, which could be…

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    During WWII, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt approved the development of the atomic bomb, a project that became known as the Manhattan Project, out of fear that the Nazis would try to build and use a nuclear weapon. After FDR’s death, President Truman inherited the most powerful weapon in the history of mankind and was left with the choice of using it or not. Undoubtedly, his decision changed the world in so many ways, and is largely thought and taught that dropping the atomic bombs on…

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    Atomic Bomb In Japan

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    My major is Asian Studies with a minor in Communication. Once I graduate and receive my diploma I am going to use my knowledge of the atomic bomb dropping to spread awareness of the aftermath of this tragedy. This summer I will be taking a trip to Hiroshima through Bowling Green State University to learn more about the atomic bomb and how we can work to make sure something like this never happens again. Because of my focus on Japan I would like to teach others about the atrocity of the atomic…

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    dropping of the Atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which brought about the conclusion of the Second World War in the Pacific in August, 1945, there has been much discourse on whether the bombs should or should not have been used. In Karl T Compton’s account ‘If the Atomic Bomb Had Not Been Used’1 published in 1946, he presents an argument based around facts,figures and American patriotism to present his argument. However, in Paul Ham’s book ‘Hiroshima Nagasaki’ published in 2011, the…

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    Atomic Bomb Significance

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    The Atomic Bomb After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, Americans desperately tried to get back at the Japanese for leaving their country in ruins. After several nuclear weapons tests, the United States was ready to get their revenge. In 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs, one at Hiroshima and one at Nagasaki. This was one of the underlying factors that contributed to the surrender of Japan. The dropping of the Atomic bomb in Japan was important to United States…

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    On August 6 and 9 of 1945, the United States deployed the world’s first atomic bombs on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The two bombs, code-named “Little Boy” and “Fat Man,” killed over 100,000 people and thousands more during the following months. The use of the two bombs caused lots of controversy and the topic is still largely debated today. Many argue that the use of the bombs ended the war, but that does not justify the usage of them when other alternatives were available. The…

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