• The Atomic Bomb In World War Ii
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    The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki marked the end to the world's largest armed conflict. Many debates have surfaced over the ethics of such an attack. The bomb itself caused massive amounts of casualties while the unknown effects of radiation caused many more deaths amongst the survivors of the blast. Despite the ghastly effects of such a weapon, it offered the best choice for a quick and easy defeat of Japan. President Truman, who authorized the use of the atomic bomb, made a wise de...
  • Atomic Bomb War Japanese Japan
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    Was it Necessary for the United States to Drop Atomic Bombs on Japan to End World War II The year was 1945. World War II was nearly over. Germany had been defeated and the allied forces were sure to win the war. The only unsure thing was how many lives would be lost in defeating Japan. The United States decided to drop the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. On that day the Enola Gay dropped "Little Boy" on Hiroshima. Three days later the United States dropped "Fat Boy" on Nagasaki. 240, 000 civilia...
  • Atomic Bomb 2 War World Japanese
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    A Necessary Evil The United States use of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki changed the face of the world. The bomb notified the world that a new age of atomic energy was upon us. Technology was increasing at such an astronomical rate that new forms of energy were being discovered and put to violent uses. This forced the world to be prepared for the incredible power and responsibility of atomic energy. The Atomic bomb also notified the world of America s superiority in military technolog...
  • The Atomic Bomb In World War 2
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    Atomic Bombing: America s Only Choice It was discovered at the University of Chicago that neutrons striking the element uranium caused the atoms to split apart. The discovery, based on Einstein s E = mc 2 theory that mass has the potential to unleash great amounts of raw energy, showed that among the pieces of a split atom were newly produced neutrons. These might encounter other uranium nuclei, cause them to split, and start a chain reaction. If the chain reaction were limited to a moderate pac...
  • 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...
  • Nuclear Technology Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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    What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear Nuclear Disarmament? For me, the first thing that comes to my mind is the incident on August 1945 at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which according to official sources killed around 1. 5 million innocent Japanese people. First of all, In August 1945, U. S dropped two atom bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ended the World War II and started the nuclear race in the world. It was the first time in the world when a nuclear weapon was used f...
  • Atomic Bomb Japanese Truman Bombs
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    Why did the Americans drop the Atomic Bomb The atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 killed hundreds of thousands of Japanese people. To this day, people still speculate why President Truman made the decision to drop the first bomb on Hiroshima on the fateful early-morning of August 6 th, a bomb which caused horrific deaths and appalling radiation sickness that would last for many years to come. It has been quoted that from only the effects of the Hiroshima bomb, over 200, 000 p...
  • The Morality Of Us Bombing Of Hiroshima
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    THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI WAS IT NECESSARY Christopher Philippi HS-102 May 3, 1999 On August 6 and 9, 1945, the only atomic bombs ever used in warfare were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The mass destruction and numerous deaths caused by those bombs ultimately put an end to World War II. Was this the only way to end the war, however Could this killing of innocent Japanese citizens had been avoided and the war still ended quickly. This paper will go i...
  • Hiroshima And Nagasaki The Untold Story
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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the untold story On August 6 th 1945, the first Atomic Bomb, "Little Boy," was dropped on Hiroshima, and three days later on August 9 th 1945, the second atomic bomb, "Fat Man," was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan's industrial capital. The decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan was a poor one considering the damage, the devastation, and the amount of people left dead, injured, or suffering the loss of a family member or a friend, all for the sake of quickly ending the o...
  • Hiroshima And Nagasaki Japanese War Atomic
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    NUKE THE BASTARDS! A SATIRE The decision to drop the atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was perhaps the greatest American achievement since the defeat of the Native Americans and their containment in reservations. Not only did it swiftly end the war but it showed the Russians who held the upper hand. It also paved the way for the Cold War, which increased America's war machine to the unparalleled level it's at today, as well as numerous memorable events such as the Kor...
  • Hiroshima And Nagasaki The Decision To Use The At
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    "[It] is not at all certain that American public opinion, if it could be enlightened as to the effect of atomic explosives, would approve of our own country being the first to introduce such an indiscriminate method of wholesale destruction of civilian life." Scientist and Nobel Prize winner James Franck put it best when he argued that the dropping of an atomic bomb upon the Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, were completely unnecessary and unjust. "How can a human being with any claim to ...
  • Hiroshima Bombing Atomic Bomb
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    HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI BOMBING Fifty four years ago, the detonation of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima (and later on Nagasaki) ushered to the Nuclear Age. It was a moment full of horror, in which the eyes of the whole world were opened to the unimaginable possibility of nuclear holocaust. The experience on what happened to those cities and what is still happening to many of the survivors there, leads to explore what happened to America as a consequence of Hiroshima; both ...
  • Dropping The Atomic Bomb
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    Was America justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima? With the war in Europe ending shortly after Adolf Hitler committing suicide in his office, America is under pressure to end the war in Asia but Japan is still putting up fierce resistance. On August 6, around 8: 00 AM, an American B-29 flew over Hiroshima, Japan carrying the world's most feared weapons, a weapon which can flatten a whole city in seconds, Equivalent to 13 kilotons of TNT. This new technology is called an atomic bomb....
  • Bomb The Atomic Japan Americans People
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    TheA bomb The Atomic Bomb The Second World War ended with the dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan. Prior to dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Americans had considered the possibility of defeating Japan by invading the islands. Today many argue over whether or not the Americans should have taken such a drastic measure. The consequences of this action were massive and intense. Millions of people were killed or injured instantly due to the impact of the Atomic Bomb and the radiatio...