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  • Atom Bomb's Fantastic Power To The Japanese
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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...
  • American Bombing Raids Over Japan
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    Atomic Bomb In 1945, two bombs were dropped on Japan, on in Hiroshima and one in Nagasaki. Theses bombs marked the end to the world's largest armed conflict. 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 decision under the circumstances of the war. Fifty years ago this is what people thought. Now many people are starting to find out that there might be more to...
  • Attack Japan
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    In this essay I'm going to discuss the reasons why America bombed Hiroshima. I'm going to talk about the positive and negative aspects of the attack on Japan. The major positive reason is that it ended world war two. But, this came with a great cost. The effects of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima were devastating. Not only had the attack had an immediate effect, but side effects from the radiation continued long after. Millions of people where effected. In some ways this attack was...
  • Use Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The Atomic Bomb Controversy August 6, 1945- the atomic bomb was first used in combat as it was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. The raw explosive power of the weapon was displayed. Within a few days, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. The atomic bomb was one of the most destructive weapons of war ever used in combat. The bomb was the weapon that ended the second World War. However, the bomb's use was a source of debate. President Harry Truman decided to put many years of nuclear warfare re...
  • Atomic Bomb
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    Atomic Bomb in World War 2 During World War II the United States government launched a $2 billion project. This project, known as the Manhattan Project, was an effort to produce an atomic bomb. This project was taken on by a group atomic scientists from all over the world. The first atomic bomb was not tested at all. It was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945 killing over 80,000 people and almost completely leveling the entire city. It destroyed more than 4 square miles, or 60% of the ...
  • First Atomic Bomb
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    The United States' decision to drop the atomic bomb was intended to intimidate and keep the Soviet Union from invading Japan, but was also to end the war. Even without the atomic bomb, the Japanese empire would have collapsed. The United States, however, did not want to let the Soviet Union enter the war and invade Japan in order to spread communism. Before the atomic bomb, the US had already developed plans for the invasion of Japan. Therefore, there is great speculation that the bomb was dropp...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Weapon On Japan
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    The Atomic Bomb There has been a long standing debate on why the atomic bomb was used to defeat Japan. The threat of Russian advancement in Europe and in Asia was enough to worry the top officials in the United States and British governments. Wherever the Russians moved through they took for themselves. The imminent invasion of mainland Japan and the allied casualties that came with it were also a factor in the decision to drop the bomb, as said in document A. The dropping of the bomb was not en...
  • Primary Reason Of Japan's Surrender
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    The atomic bomb devas ted the two cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. It killed hundreds of thousands of people, especially civilians. After so many defeats in southeast asia, the dropping of such bombs would totally wipe out the morale of the Japanese population. However, there were other reasons as to why Japan surrendered. One of the other reasons was the battle of coral that they lost. They were the battle of Coral Sea, the battle in the Solomon Islands and the Battle of Midway. The Batt...
  • Soviet Invasion And The Atomic Bombs
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    Atomic Bomb Were the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary to save allied lives and to end Japans threat to world peace Did the resulting loss of life cost more than a deadly invasion of the Japanese mainland In August 1945, the first dropping of atomic bombs in civilian areas of Japan killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people. Immediately following those bombings, Japan surrendered to the United States. The following essay summarizes the defense of the atomic bomb and its us...
  • Development Of The Atomic Bomb
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    Many different innovations in military strategy and weaponry effected the outcome of World War II, but none so much as the development of the Atomic Bomb. The law of supply and demand has determined that when people are at war and have the nec The development of the atomic bomb was conceived towards the end of World War II when Allied Forces had already defeated Germany and Italy. Now the Allies, specifically the United States, where looking towards the opposite side of the world to the Paci The...
  • 1945 The Test Of The Atomic Bomb
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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 strengthen...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    Were the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary to save allied lives and to end Japan's threat to world peace Did the resulting loss of life cost more than a deadly invasion of the Japanese mainland In August 1945, the first dropping of atomic bombs in civilian areas of Japan killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people. Immediately following those bombings, Japan surrendered to the United States. The following essay summarizes the defense of the atomic bomb, its use, and my argu...
  • Atomic Bomb On Japan
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    World War II was the most costly and the most deadly war towards Americans in its short existence. The plan was for the allies, the united States, France, Russia, and Britain to defeat Germany and then defeat the empire of Japan. After the defeat of Germany it was crucial for the Americans to end the war quickly because if the Soviet Union enter the war against Japan and learned about the secrets of the atomic bomb it too could become a world power and dominate as Germany tried to do. The United...
  • Only Remaining Use Of The Bomb
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    On August 6th and 9th of 1945 U.S. bombers dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, causing destruction and many deaths. These bombs were dropped as World War II was coming to an end. I do not support the United States of Americas decision to drop the a-bomb. I understand as a twenty something college student, it is very easy to be against the atomic bomb but morally even after reading the packet I could not change what I already felt to be true, that the war would ...
  • Two Bombs On Japan
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    We have spent over two billion dollars on the bomb at Hiroshima. On August 6, 1945 at 8: 15 amin southwest Japan the Enola Gay (named after the pilot's mother) dropped one of two bombs on Japan. The first bomb was named little boy and the second bomb was named fat man. As a result of the second bomb seventeen-hundred people died. The attack on Pearl Harbor left the United States with about two thousand Americans dead. Most of the people that were killed were women and children. The Manhattan pro...
  • Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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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 dr...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima
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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....
  • Japan And Fight Hand
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    Dear Editor Chris Satullo, I am writing to you on the topic of whether or not we should have dropped the atomic bomb on Japan in World War Two. My beliefs on this subject are very strong. I am deffintely in favor of the atomic bomb being dropped on Japan. Thus ending the war between the Allies and Japan. I believe it was the most effiecent way of dealing with Japan. Our two major options were to: ONE: actualy go into japan and fight hand to hand combat, or TWO: warn Japan of what we have, and if...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb On Japan
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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...
  • Use Of The Atomic Bomb On Japan
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    Atomic Bomb Now imagine yourself for a while being in one of the following Japanese cities, Hiroshima or Nagasaki. You are having a normal day like always when suddenly you look up at the sky and see an airplane drop millions of papers warning you to get out of your city. The paper fliers tell you to leave your city because you are about to be bombed by a single bomb capable of destroying the entire city. You think it a joke so you do nothing as everyone else does. Three days pass and you are st...

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