• Nuclear Weapons Atomic Bomb
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    The Chemistry of Nuclear Weapons Nuclear weapons are weapons capable of mass destruction. They are powered by two reactions, fission and fusion. These weapons produce massive explosions and hazardous radioactive products. Some miniaturized tactical weapons have the force of a kiloton of TNT. While other strategic weapons create thousands of kilotons of force. However, only two nuclear bombs have been used in actual warfare. The Atomic Bomb and the Hydrogen Bomb. Nuclear fission is the splitting...
  • The A Bomb Atomic People Bombs
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    The A-Bomb The effects of the atomic bomb were terrible. There's no doubt in my mind that the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a costly mistake. Atomic bombs produce heat millions of degrees high and visible ultraviolet rays. Everyone and everything exposed to their blast is affected. No one is left untouched, whether it be emotional or physical; in many cases both. However, many members of the science community argue that the atomic bomb was a great advance in technology, and...
  • Effects Of The Atomic Bombs On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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    Ever since the dawn of time man has found new ways of killing each other. The most destructive way of killing people known to man would have to be the atomic bomb. The reason why the atomic bomb is so destructive is that when it is detonated, it has more than one effect. The effects of the atomic bomb are so great that Nikita Khrushchev said that the survivors would envy the dead (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, 1982). These devastating physical effects come from the...
  • Atomic Bomb Countries Bombs Hydrogen
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    The history of the atomic bomb dates back to the early 1900 s when Einstein s theory of relativity proved a basis for understanding nuclear energy and showed that the atom contained vast energy. This energy seemed beyond men s grasp until the late 1930 s. In 1939 scientists succeeded in splitting the atoms of uranium by bombarding them with neutrons. They found that the split atoms released neutrons and energy. Physicists found that the fission of these atoms could produce a chain reaction. In t...
  • Manhattan Project Atomic Hitler Created
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    In order to beat the German Nazis in creating the first atomic bomb, the Manhattan Project was created and funded by the US government. The invasion of Poland had officially sparked the start of WWII. After the invasion, Germany's leader, Adolf Hitler, had announced to Great Britain that a weapon was going to be created in "which there is no defense." British intelligence got right onto that statement. After analyzing, they had four conclusions. They were: " 1) Hitler was bluffing 2) Nazis had d...
  • History Of The Atomic Bomb
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    History of the Atomic Bomb The atomic bomb 1 is the most destructive weapon known to mankind. A bomb of this nature is capable of obliterating anything up to four square miles and anything reaching outside that area receives very extreme damage. Albert Einstein was the man who had convinced the United States to research the Atomic Bomb. The Manhattan Project 2 was the name given to the research and development of the atomic bomb. It was called the Manhattan Project after Manhattan Engineer Distr...
  • Development Of The Atom Bomb
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    Development of: The Atom Bomb "In the 1930 s, some scientists theorized that bombarding an atom's nucleus with a neutron from another atom would cause the first atom to split in two. The splitting atom would release another neutron, which would then strike a neighboring atom, causing it to split, and so on. It was thought that each splitting atom would release a tiny spark of energy. In a nuclear chain reaction, trillions of atoms would split in less than a millionth of a second, thereby giving ...
  • A Bomb Atomic Oppenheimer Uranium
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    The creation of the atomic bombs is one of the most important historical events in the field of weaponry. Don't you think you should know some of the history behind this tremendous making of history? In my research paper, you will not only learn about the creation of the atomic bomb, you will learn about who the United States used it on first and why, who lead the project and go into great depth about him, and you will also see loads of pictures of the two first atomic bombs (and a virtual reali...
  • Atomic Bomb Pro And Con
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    THE ATOMIC BOMB The United States entered World War Two after the Japanese bombed Pear Harbor on December 7, 1941. After four years of war, and the death of hundreds of thousands of people across the world, an end of the war was necessary. In hopes of achieving this, US President Harry Truman ordered the bombing of Japan with a secret weapon, "the little boy." On August 6 th, 1945, US pilot Colonel Paul W. Tibbets flying a B-29 named after his mother, Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on ...
  • Atomic Bomb Hiroshima Dropped Japan
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    The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, on August 6, 1945. The world would never be the same. This paper will discuss the significance of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and how they led to the success of the Allied forces. It will also discuss how the United States developed the atomic bomb, the decision to drop the bomb, the weakening of Japan, the actual bombing an destruction of both cities, the surrender of Japan and th...
  • The Attack On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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    On December 7, 1941 just before 8 am, the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor was one of the great defining moments in history. A carefully plan by the Japanese removed the United States Navy's battle ship force. America, unprepared and considerably weakened, was abruptly brought into the Second World War. The United States had an important political and economic interest in East Asia, and was alarmed by Japan. The U. S. increased military and financial aid to China, embarked on a program of strength...
  • Dropping The Bomb Japan Atomic Drop
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    Dropping "The Bomb" Towards the end of WWII America was faced with a dilemma. The Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor using Kamikaze pilots and were showing no signs of regret for it or any signs of not continuing these kinds of attacks. Through these actions they were also showing the world that they had no fear or respect for the American people. With both the devastating effects of Pearl Harbor, the largest most deadliest attack ever on American soil, and the Japanese's blatant disrespect for th...
  • The Use Of Nuclear Power As A
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    The Use of Nuclear Power As a Weapon August 6 th, 1945 is not a day to be forgotten. It marks the world's first use of an atomic bomb, which was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the US Military. Three days later, the USA dropped a second atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki, bringing WW II to an end. In total, more than 140. 000 people were estimated to be killed. Although the most memorable effects of the atomic bomb were the mass amounts of death, the development of the atomic bomb...
  • Should We Have Dropped The Bomb
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    The Decision to Drop the Bomb Our century has been dominated by a continuing expansion of military knowledge, but perhaps the weapon which had the most impact was the atomic bomb. It ended a world war, and inspired many to search of the secret of atomic weaponry. The A-bomb has inspired much controversy. From the time it was first dropped, to the present, people have been discussing if the bomb should have been used or not. It is my opinion that bomb should have been dropped. Karl T. Compton, w...
  • Atomic Bomb Japanese War Japan
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    In order to end WWII President Truman believed it was necessary to destroy an entire residential Japanese city with what was the most horrific weapon of its time, the atomic bomb. Near the end of WWII almost all countries had stopped fighting and the allies were in victory, but the war between Japan and the U. S. was yet to be finished. By this time Japan and the U. S. were very tired of fighting and both countries were looking for away to end the war. The U. S. had the upper hand on the war, ...
  • The Bomb That Rocked The World
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    The Bomb That Rocked the World On the tiny island of Tinian, the morning silence of August 6, 1945, was broken by the colossal roar of the engines of the B-29 Super fortress, the Enola Gay preparing for takeoff. Colonel Paul W. Tibbets prepared himself and his crew for the most historic flight of their lives. Neither Colonial Tibbets nor the rest of the men on board knew exactly to where they would be flying. What they did know was that the bomb they were about to deliver would change the world...
  • Atomic Bomb War World States
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    Was the invention of the atomic bomb the creation of just another weapon, or the creation of a doomsday device For over fifty years, the controversy over whether or not it was necessary to drop the atomic bomb to conclude World War II has continued to question America and the rest of the world. In war, there is no sanction on how big and bad a weapon can be. Weapons are made to kill. And kill they do. For if the United States had not dropped the atomic bomb and finally closed World War II, the w...
  • Atomic Bomb Japan War Weapon
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    In July 1945, 150 atomic scientists were polled by the directors of the Manhattan Project (the group has directed the making of the first atom bomb). They were asked whether and how the weapon should be used against Japan. The dropping of the atomic bomb was very hard decision for Americans. President Truman made a correct, even excellent choice of using the atomic bomb as military weapon on Japan. US showed to world that only we had very strong atomic weapon. Also, we wanted Japan to surrender ...
  • Dropping Of The Bomb War Japan America
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    Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was the right thing to do. The Japanese where stubborn and wouldn't give up and there was no telling on how long war could go on for. Japan refused to surrender and said they wouldn't give up until the last man was standing. So America had to do something. They dropped the atomic bomb and this made Japan think again. They saw the death and destruction that it caused to both Hiroshima and Nagasaki and decided to surrender. The d...
  • Atomic Bomb During Wartime
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    During wartime, horrible atrocities against all of humanity must be dealt with. Crimes against humanity, as never witnessed before, and hopefully to never be seen again, occurred during the course of World War II. America has always, and most likely will always place a high value on American lives. In order to protect these lives and to insure that the world is safe for democracy, American leaders had to make a very tough decision, whether or not to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. This act would ...