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  • Atomic Bomb In Japan
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    Making the Atomic Bomb Decision The atomic bomb killed many innocent people, but it was necessary to end World War II? After World War II began in 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the neutrality of the United States. Many people in the United States thought that their country should stay out of the war. The people wanted the Allied Forces to have the victory. President Roosevelt also wanted an Allied victory because an Axis victory might endanger democracies everywhere. The Un...
  • City Being On Fire And People
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    The most significant theme in John Hersey's book "Hiroshima" are the long- term effects of war, confusion about what happened, long term mental and physical scars, short term mental and physical scars, and people being killed. The confusing things after the A-bomb was dropped on Hiroshima where that the city had been wiped out, all means of communication where gone, all the roads and street signes where wiped out, destroyed or blocked by collapsed buildings. ".. saw through the darkness that all...
  • 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing
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    28 October 2000 Domestic Terrorism On The Rise Domestic terrorism has risen sharply over the past 10 years. According to a recent Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms report, bombings or attempted bombings increased from 2,098 in 1990 to 3,199 in 1994, a 52% increase. Property damage from bombs rose to $7.5 million, with 308 people injured and 31 killed. The Oklahoma City bombing, which is responsible for 169 deaths alone, was not included in this report. What is the explanation for this rise ...
  • Center Of Hiroshima As A Military City
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    3. The Greater East Asia War and the A-Bomb 3.1 The Greater East Asia war Along with expansion of its role as a military city, Hiroshima became a modern city. After the Manchurian Incident, the Shanghai Incident, and the outbreak of the full-scale war between Japan and China, the Japanese army and navy launched an attack on the northen Malay Peninsula and attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 8, 1941 (Japan time). Japan rushed into the Greater East Asia War (the Pacific War). In Hiroshima,...
  • Acts Of Domestic Terrorism
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    Do you remember the conflict that America had in the Persian Gulf a few years back? An incident occurred there where a man drove a truck loaded with explosives into the building where more than 100 Marines were stationed. He blew up the building, along with the Marines. The incident was published by the AP Press soon after. Now do you remember the bombing just four years ago, in Oklahoma City? Suspects Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols drove a Ryder Van loaded with 4,800 pounds of fertilizer and...
  • Nuclear Bomb Explosion
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    The detonation of a single nuclear bomb or "warhead" would cause a local disaster on a scale that few people in the world have seen and survived. However, it should not be confused with the effects of a nuclear war, in which many nuclear bombs would be exploded. That would cause the end of civilization in the countries concerned, and perhaps over the whole world, as well as radioactive contamination of whole continents, and terrible damage to the environment and ecology. The effect of a single b...
  • 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...
  • Bill To The Oklahoma City Bombing
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    The Government's Response to the Oklahoma City Bombing The Oklahoma City Bombing affected many Americans, including the President of the United States. From the start the White House immediately dispatched the FBI. The initial reaction was to close the airports, but that would infringe on civil liberties. Government intervention with this tragedy would help many victims' family members cope with the loss of their loved ones. Presidential response as well as monetary compensation would attribute ...
  • Atomic Bomb Explosion
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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 ...
  • Week After The Bombing The Rate
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    Imagine if you can a time and place where in one split second life as you know it is changed forever. The date is August 6, 1945, and you are living in Hiroshima. Around 8: 16 a. m., without a single warning, an A-bomb explodes 580 meters above the city that you are living in and four different types of radiation have just been released into the air. The first two, alpha and beta ray radiation, will be blocked by the atmosphere and thus wont reach you on the earths surface. The other two, gamma ...
  • Atomic Bomb
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    My name is Toma taki Amuro. Fortunately, I'm one of the few survivors after the most terrible weapon, the Atomic Bomb, had dropped on the city of Hiroshima. It was a horrible piece of memory. I wish I have not been born at that time. It was a nightmare for the people in Hiroshima. The Bomb affected the whole generation of people. It even affected our next generation. Thousands of babies were born handicapped or died after a few months after their births. Because their mothers absorbed too much r...
  • Federal Building In Oklahoma City
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    Timothy McVeigh said that the Federal Building in Oklahoma City was chosen as a target because it housed so many government offices and because it was more architecturally vulnerable than other federal buildings. McVeigh has also said he did not know there was a day care center in the building and was surprised when he learned from newspapers that children had died in the bombing, according to these two people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. (Source: web) Group Responsible Timothy McVe...
  • Bomb
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    Japanese Commander-in-Chief Admiral Iso roku Yamamoto was correct when he said these words to predict the future, "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a great resolve". The attacks of pearl harbor on December 7th 1941, was a watershed in the history of the United States and the world. Recession caused people to scale back their life style. Shortages of everyday items made life more difficult for men, women, and children. Because of the supplies needed for WWII...
  • Bombing Of German Cities
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    Was The Bombing Of German Cities In World War II Justified? Part A The aim of this investigation is to discover whether or not it was justifiable for Britain to bomb German cities in World War Two. The main body discusses what Britain thought about the bombing and the effects that the bombing had on German cities. It also discusses what conditions the two countries were in at the time of the bombing. This information is taken then analysed and it is decided whether or not the bombing was necessa...
  • First Atomic Bomb
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    English, Period 1950'S Crystal Zander English, Period 7 Levine America in the 50?'s: A Time of Dramatic Change Life in America changed tremendously between the dropping of the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in 1945, and the baby boom of the 1950?'s. During this period of time, America experienced the first scares of the cold war, the peacefulness of suburban life, and the excitement of getting out and boogying to new rock and roll. This era is what I like to call, ? a roller-coaster of e...
  • Power Of 500 Atomic Bombs
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    Atomic Power Keeps the World on the Brink It was 1945 and World War II was in full swing. Bombs were falling all over Europe, destruction was everywhere, and Nazi death camps were running at full speed attempting to exterminate the Jewish population and others deemed undesirable. Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, four years earlier, had forced the United States to end its isolationist practices and join the battle. In the secret labs of Los Alamos there lurked a new weapon. At this lab scientists...

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