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    Why Did Japan Surrender

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    Cook, Gareth. "Why Did Japan Surrender?" Boston.com. August 07, 2011. Accessed February 21, 2016. http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2011/08/07/why_did_japan_surrender/?page=5. Writer Gareth Cook does a great job on informing the reader of the diverse arguments on whether the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ended the war. He supports the questionable topic with arguments from a famous historian named Hasegawa. Hasegawa touches on the reaction of the Japanese government after the attack and how he believes the Soviet Union entering the war outweighs the aggressive attacks by the United States. Cook doesn't give to much of what his particular belief is because he uses Hasegawa's arguments thoroughout the article. I believe he should have given some more opinion on the argument or why his thoughts were connected with Hasegawa's. Glines, Carrol "World War II: Second Atomic Bomb That Ended the War." History Net Where History Comes Alive World US History Online. January 1997. http://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-second-atomic-bomb-that-ended-the-war.htm. In this article, Glines provides us an inside look on the mission of the drop of the second atomic bomb. In detail he describes the steps that were taken leading up to the drop and how…

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    Atomic Bomb DBQ

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    force Japan to surrender.With the previous incendiary bombings of various Japanese cities the industrial capacity of the country was destroyed, and embargoes prevented Japan from receiving shipments it needed to supply the military and provide food for civilians. The United States had already defeated Japan; surrender was imminent with or without the dropping of the bombs. Instead of using the atomic bomb the United States could have demonstrated the power and destruction of the bomb on an…

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    refused to accept an unconditional surrender, and the circumstance of prospected war involving both the United States and Japan grew closer. Truman was aware of this, and reached the decision to drop two atomic bombs on Japan, which was the best choice to make to save hundreds of thousands of American lives, and to…

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    Jus In Bello Analysis

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    justifies the reasons and methods of war. Each principle has a set of criteria that must be met in order for the act of war and conduct in war to be considered morally justifiable. Ethicists and historians question whether the use of the nuclear bombs in Japan met the necessary and reasonable criteria of the jus ad bellum principle as well as the discrimination and proportionality criteria of jus in bello. As nuclear proliferation continues to be one of the greatest threats to international…

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    Devastation in Japan On August 6, 1945, a historical event occurred that will prosper in many Americans lives. Two years and a half of constructing the world 's most magnificent devastation human race has ever seen. A justified weapon used by President Truman’s decision on Japan to surrender and end WWII. Alternately, in the long run, the the bomb saved more lives that would have been lost in the war. The Americans made a smart decision when dropping the bomb, because it led to future…

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    appeared over Hiroshima, Japan at approximately 9:15 in the morning and began its destruction. This was the first atomic bomb to be dropped. Shortly after the two bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the surrender of Japan marked the ending of World War II. Although Harry Truman, American President, made a controversial decision that led to the start of the nuclear age, he made a stop to the Second World War. Since then, his decision has been subject to debate due to the high civilian deaths that…

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    The Atomic Bomb in Japan The creation of the atomic bomb was a very helpful weapon for the United States during the WWII. President Truman, took the role of funding for the creation and dropping of the atomic bomb. Although, the atomic bomb caused a high number of innocent Japanese deaths and also awful sickness. The decision on dropping the atomic bomb in Japan, benefited the United Sates in several ways. The United States wanted to seek revenge from the Japanese attack in Pearl Harbor. After…

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    Presidents of the United States have faced many dilemmas. Recently President Obama made the decision to violate a nations boarders to capture or kill this nation’s most wanted man, Osama Bin Laden. President Roosevelt’s first crisis was the Great Depression and his New Deal programs started the nation down the path to recovery. He also had to declare war on Japan because of the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. These are just a few examples of fairly easy, high profile…

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    The Inhumane Bombing of Hiroshima Edward Bond once gravel stated, “We are still living in the aftershock of Hiroshima, people are still the scars of history.” World War II was an extremely gruesome period of time for both the United States and Japan. Many of the atrocities which took place are yet to be recognized as war crimes despite the clear evidence surrounding them. One of the most common crimes overlooked throughout the World War II era is the bombing or “incineration” of Hiroshima. Both…

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    nuclear weapons in warfare. The United States use of the atomic bombs on Japan, One of the most controversial decisions in history, resulted in the death of over 130,000 people and caused un-predicted effects on physical health and economic relations upon the world. Historians contrast the effects brought upon the world and justifications for using the atomic bombs as a solution to ending the war. The atomic bombs changed the world and brought devastating effects on the inhabitants of Japan.…

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