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    Not sure how I am suppose to celebrate Hiroshima Day. After an intense firebombing campaign, the US, Britain, and China warned Japan of imminent utter destruction if they didn't surrender. We were exhausted by the war with Germany and angered by the attack on Pearl Harbor. Regardless of the four days of fliers being dropped, warning of the attack, the United States targeted civilians, used the event as a weapons test and show of might, and dropped another bomb days after the first, which many argue was militarily unnecessary, rather just another test. There are those who believe our other option was to send in troops at a massive loss of lives on all sides and that these plans were drawn up and ready to implement should Japan not surrender.…

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    If you were a sports fan in Hartford the day of my birth you had probably traveled to Dell Rapids the night before to see the West Central Boys basketball team. The Trojans, who defeated the Quarriers 76-68, were lead by Tucker Hansen, who had 23 points (“West Central 76, Dell Rapids 68” 4C). Also from around the Sioux Empire the police were searching for the driver of a truck that hit a pedestrian. The driver of truck hit a man from behind on 31st Street North and between Cliff and Van Eps…

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    That day, 140,000 people died. That day, light erupted from the ground, shattering both people’s lives and the air itself. That day.. history was irrevocably changed, and the future was set into an era of dimming lights. That day, the entirety of the world was set into a new age of paranoia and fear, the fear that at any moment, they could be wiped out instantly. That day was August 6. 1945, when for the first and only time since Nagasaki, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima by America.…

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    bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki? In the early morning hours of July 16, 1945 great worry ran throughout all people at White Sands Missile (OI). This was the day the United States bombed Hiroshima. It was the first atomic weapon to be used in a time of war. This decision to drop the bomb was controversial. President Harry S. Truman made the call. The decision to drop atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not a military necessity. Originally, the United States entered World War…

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    John Hersey’s book Hiroshima tells the story of the Japanese fallout from the first atomic bomb, dropped by the Americans during World War II, from the perspective of six survivors. He traveled to Japan to interview these individuals who could voice their personal experiences of the bombing before creating the book. Hersey decided to base the overall theme and the story through the eyes of these six survivors to portray the gruesome images of Hiroshima before and after the bombing. This resulted…

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    Hiroshima - a Sad Memory in 1945 The tragedy in Hiroshima occurred on August 6th, 1945 in Japan is one of the biggest bombings of history that killed thousands of people. This tragedy was written in the book Hiroshima by John Hersey in 1946, a year after this disaster, through the accounts of the six survivors of the tragedy. John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, and he grew up in both America and China. He can speak two languages, such as Chinese and English. Hersey was known as a journalist…

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    Imagine what it will be like if you are to witness a bomb incident and survive it. How much will it affect your life? How will your worldview change? Toge Sankichi is one of the few people who survived the Bombing Of Hiroshima. He wrote a collection of poems along with two other survivors of the gruesome event and, later named their collection –“Hiroshima: Three Witnesses”. One of the famous poems Toge Sankichi had written is called “The Shadow”, which illustrates the disturbance happened in…

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    Hiroshima Bombing Critique

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    Dropping the Ethical Bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima “Japan was already defeated and dropping the bomb was completely unnecessary" (IHR). These were not the words of a leftist author, or world renowned historian. Nay, these have been the recorded words of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe and future president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. “Dropping the bomb” does not relate to the hundreds of tons of hellish fire bombs that laid waste to Tokyo and Osake. It…

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    “Welcome to Hiroshima” was written by Mary Jo Salter in 1895. The poem was published 40 years after the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima. The bombing happened on August 6th, 1945 approximately at 8:15. The bombing of Hiroshima killed nearly 140,000 civilians, and it was tragic event that made outside which was the United States. However, the title expressed a sense of welcome for the Americans. It has also shown that people in Hiroshima are open minded about the tragic past, and…

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    In Hiroshima, John Hersey focuses on the survivors of the atomic bomb that is dropped on the city of Hiroshima at the end of World War II. Instead of focusing on one individual, Hersey decides to report on six that survive the blast, including the immediate aftermath of the bomb being dropped. The survivors come from many different walks of life and are all affected by the coming of the nuclear age. Mrs. Hatsayo Nakamura was a widow raising three young children. Dr. Terufumi Sasaki was a young…

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