Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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    The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki happened during the final stages of World War II, “The most recent war to end all wars.” It included the vast majority of nations, including the great powers, forming two great alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most immense war in history. In war effort, many countries threw their economy and people into this war. Everyone had their part in this war. Since so many people, civilians and military, were involved, many people died. Thus, making World War II the deadliest conflict in human history. Germany had just been invaded by the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. War in Europe had just concluded and Nazi Germany signed its surrender on May 8, 1945. Japan, facing the same fate as…

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    World War II ended with one of the most controversial decisions in recent history: the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. At the end of the war, the only Axis power left fighting was Japan. President Harry S. Truman made the decision to drop the bomb which resulted in the end of the war. In order for the casualties of the American forces to not skyrocket even more than they had already, the raid, and eventually the atomic bombs, became a military necessity. To begin, the American powers…

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    The debate over the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki concerns the ethical, licit and military controversies circumventing the Amalgamated States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 August and 9 August 1945 at the close of the World War II (1939–45). On 26 July 1945, Cumulated States President Harry S. Truman, Amalgamated Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chairman of the Chinese Nationalist Regime Chiang Kai-shek issued the Potsdam Declaration, which outlined the…

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    in conflict with the Japanese as a result of the atrocities that took place at Pearl Harbor. A significant amount of Japanese civilians were wounded as a direct result of the bombings. The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the Americans were spaced out by two days as they occurred on August 6th and August 9th respectively. As a result, approximately 200,000 Japanese were wounded with 130,000 fatalities . Both Hiroshima and Nagasaki were large and diverse cities that fostered the…

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    the year 1945, the Decision of dropping both Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs on Japan took place. President Harry S. Truman took control and made a purely military decision to keep the United States safe. President Truman was afraid if nothing was done, then the war against Japan would be lost and many American deaths would be on his hands. Hiroshima was dropped and killed thousands of Japanese people and destroying buildings. Three days later, they dropped the second bomb on Nagasaki, but…

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    Levin Richard Sonja Martinez English IV, 4th Hour April 23, 2016 Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings In the year of 1945 on August 6th, the bombings of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki changed warfare around the world forever. Atomic warfare had never been heard of before that day, and it changed many countries outlooks on war strategics. The bombs that were dropped on both cities were extremely new to both America and Japan, which caused mass devastation. Although the bombing of Hiroshima resulted in…

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    Was the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary ? Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed by the United States of America because they wanted to end WWII. The United States of America had a project that was named Manhattan Project.The Manhattan Project was about the bombs that Hiroshima and Nagasaki.The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki helped the outcome of the WWII. There are many reasons to why the United States of America bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Some of those reasons are…

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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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    In the 1940s, the atomic bomb was undergoing development and in August of 1945, the first non-test atomic bomb was dropped by a U.S. B-29 bomber on the city of Hiroshima in Japan and another was dropped, 3 days later, in Nagasaki. Some justify the attack because it spared the lives of many American and Japanese soldiers that would have been lost in an invasion of Japan, which was the alternative to the bombings. However, the cons outweigh the pros: the bombs caused mass civilian casualties,…

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    “Harry S Truman’s Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb.” National Park Service, https://www.nps.gov/articles/trumanatomicbomb.htm. “Harry S Truman’s Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb” reports the reasoning behind President Truman’s choice to use the atomic bomb in World War II. Truman had four choices: conventional bombings, ground invasion, demonstration of the bomb on an unpopulated area, and bombing a populated area. The conventional bombing had already been tried, and it was not effective, so that…

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