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  • Atomic Bomb
    675 words
    FLASH! On august 6, 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Thousands of people died instantly from the initial blast. Others died later because of flash burns and radiation sickness. Those who lived had to move away from their homes and toward the parade grounds and parks. Any doctors that were uninjured had to work nonstop all day and night mending wounds. Some people mysteriously die and others are unrecognizable because of the flash burns covering their bodies. The few people that had ...
  • Bombing On Every August 6 People
    356 words
    Hiroshima The United States during the 1930's was interest in making a weapon that was so powerful that it would be feared by the world. Then in 1939 a German-American physicist by the name of Albert Einstein sent a letter to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt about the his new discovery and to warn about it's potential. The U.S. government establish a top secret plan called the Manhattan Project to develop the atomic bomb. By July 16, 1945 the U.S. government had tested the bomb. The U.S. dee...
  • Bomb Tibbet
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    Road to Eternity It was quite probably the most important event of World War II. Its consequences were greater than those of any other event of the war. On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the Japanese industrial city of Hiroshima and dropped the first atomic bomb through its hatches. The city went up in a fireball, causing destruction unlike anything the world had ever seen. The fact that it killed one hundred thousand people instantly made the atomic bomb ...
  • Atomic Bombs Effect On People
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    The effects of the atomic bomb were terrible. Theres no doubt in my mind that the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a costly mistake. Atomic bombs produce heat millions of degrees high, and visible ultraviolet and inferred rays. (Lapp 844) 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 te...
  • Connection Between The Hiroshima Attack And Terrorism
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    In his essay 'Hiroshima,' John Berger examines the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. As he flips through the pages of the book Unforgettable Fire, he begins to relay his own views on the dropping of the A-bomb. Berger suggests his belief that it was an act of terrorism on the Japanese. While viewing the drawings, paintings, and descriptions the vic times of the A-bomb created, Berger starts forming his opinion on the tragedy. He eventually concludes that Japan was a victim of terrorism. Ho...
  • Reader A Cultural View Of Japan
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    Black Rain The novel, Black Rain, is a first hand recall of the events of a man's life during the bombing of Hiroshima. The main character, Shigematsu Shizuma, is concerned that his niece, Yasuko, will be unable to marry because prospective husbands are scared off due to the fact that she was near the bombing and that her or her children will suffer the effects of this radiation sickness that had already affected so many. In his quest to find a husband for his niece he decides to rewrite his jou...
  • Best Target For The Atomic Bomb
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    The Atomic Bomb: Effects on Hiroshima and Mankind The nuclear bomb was the most devastating weapon ever created by man. It was developed between 1942 and 1945 during the second World War. The project to build the worlds first atomic weapon was called The Manhattan Project. The nuclear bomb was based on the idea of splitting an atom to create energy, this is called fission. Three bombs were created, "Trinity", "Little Boy", and "Fat Man."Trinity" was dropped on a test site in New Mexico on July 1...
  • Atomic Bomb's Effect On People
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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 ...
  • Hiroshima After The Bombing
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    Nuclear war was brought about through the invention of the atomic bomb. The atomic bomb was first thought of in 1939. The Manhattan Project was devoted to researching and constructing the bomb (Serendipity: Manhattan Project para. 1). Six years and 2 billion dollars later the Manhattan Project produced the first atomic bomb in history (Serendipity: Manhattan Project para. 5). The bomb was tested in northern New Mexico on July 16th, 1945. The creators of the bomb watched the first detonation. One...
  • Dropping Of The Bomb
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    Running Wild Gabe Vincenzo Essay About the Novel Hiroshima Welcome to the nuclear age. Temperature are hotter than the surface of the sun. Light is blinding. Air pressure is deadly. Radiation is lethal. The experiences of six people that survived the planets first nuclear explosion are reported to us in Hiroshima by John Hershey. The book begins by describing the situation of the six individuals just before and at the moment of the explosion that changed history. The book first introduces Miss. ...
  • Human Civilians For A Golden Bomb
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    Death is a reality. Men should be conscious of that reality. I say men, because the willingness to die fora cause is most likely inherent to our sex. We (the man) were hunters running after wily beasts, and nature most likely gave us the cruel gift to be contentedly conscious of our fate (the jaws of the prehistoric predator before us!) If the soldier can imagine his enemy to be the beast, then perhaps he can die with this intrinsic honor. Throw total war away, leave the unprepared civilian be. ...
  • Horror Of Bombing Civilian Areas
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    Why drop the bomb on Hiroshima. There are lots of arguments for and against dropping the bomb's on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since the day that that monumental event took place people have debated whether the U.S.A. should have drooped the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Opinions on whether it was right or wrong differ, an absolutist might say that you are killing so it is wrong. But and a relativist would say that in the long run you would be saving thousands of lives both civilian and military....
  • Radiation Effects Of The Atomic Bomb
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    In this paper, it will be discussed why the Atomic Bomb is the biggest method of destruction known to man. The paper will be discussing the results of the Atomic Bombs, along with the effects years after the initial explosion. People always wonder how many people actually died in the two Atomic Bombs which were dropped in Japan. This question will be answered, along with the method that citizens were actually killed by the bomb. Besides the initial blast winds that an Atomic Bomb gives off, peop...
  • Bombing Of Hiroshima
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    In the past we have had many horrific tragedies including the holocaust which occurred during world war 2 in 1945, and the bombing of hiroshima. The pain and suffering that the jewish people had to endure while they were in concentration camps during the holocaust was. they were included in experimental drug testing which had life threatening effects. they had to go through the pain of being separated from their family members and friends. Also, nobody can possibly forget about the nazi gas cham...
  • Supporters Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The biggest and bloodiest war ever fought on the face of the earth, World War II, was coming to a deadly end. The allied forces were starting to run out of options and resources. The United States of America decided to unleash the most destructive force they had, the power of the atom. Many supporters of the Atomic Bomb say that even though it killed thousands in Japan, it saved millions more everywhere else. For the number of supporters of the bomb there were that many more skeptics that believ...
  • T Toy With Peoples Lives
    565 words
    Hiroshima The first most powerful bomb, which is called the atom bomb, was dropped on August 6, 1945. In a city located in Japan, called Hiroshima. With these facts and the information i ve read from this one book called Hiroshima I have a very strong opinion which I will speak of now. Think that the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima was a petty, childish way of trying to win a war. It was inhuman, so horrible that anyone whom lived through it, would most likely be traumatized for the r...
  • 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 ...
  • Nuclear Warfare Causes
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    Nuclear Warfare and what it means to me Nuclear warfare is an issue, which is often debated on a world scale. Is it really necessary to use a force so powerful? With events such as Hiroshima bombings in World War 2, and in more recent times September 11 and Bali bombings. I personally think that nuclear warfare is wrong. I can not bear to think of the pain and suffering in which people must face when an event like these occurs. I can barely take the pain of asthma and a cut, let alone facing a b...
  • Hospital Dr Terufumi Sasaki
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    In John Hersey's novel, Hiroshima, he follows the accounts of six people before, immediately after and long-term actions of the people when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. One person whose accounts he followed was Dr. Terufumi Sasaki. Dr. Terufumi Sasaki was a young surgeon at the Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital during the time of the bomb drop. He was only twenty-five years old and had just completed his medical training at the Eastern Medical University in Tsingtao, China. Dr. Terufumi ...
  • Creation Of The Atomic Bomb
    411 words
    The Atomic Bomb It was the thoughts of Albert Einstein that led to the creation of the atomic bomb. Albert E. predicted that mass could be converted into energy; this was later confirmed in 1932 by two scientists named John D. Crock fort and Ernest R. Walton. The way the atomic bomb works is by fission. Fission is the process of splitting atoms to create energy. Fission was discovered in 1938. The material they split to create the energy is called uranium. Unfortunately, uranium was very hard to...

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