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  • Dropping 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. There were a number of factors involved with this decision that were instrumental in its final outcome. Several of them were factors that looked to the future. How would...
  • Uses Of Atomic Energy
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    When the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan and then another on Nagasaki in 1945, the world began to change in many ways. The initial reaction to this deadliest of all weapons was one of great fear, but this was not the only reaction. Atomic energy was the most powerful source of energy man had harnessed to date. The five years following the dropping of the atomic bombs were a confusing time when people didn t know what to think of the fact that atomic energy had been harnes...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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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...
  • 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...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Tibbetts, was chosen to make the mission. The mission was recorded as successful by Capt. William S. Parson at 9: 20 a.m. This was an extremely controversial military strategy in the United States. Was the United States justified in the dropping of the atomic bomb? Yes, they were justified for many reasons. The primary reason was, that it would stop the war. Why is it that this war ...
  • Use Of The Bombs On The Japanese
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    The history of destruction dates back as far as mankind has existed. The constant wars, battles, and death have left an imprint that will forever be engrained into our past. When disastrous events occur, our world begins to change in some way. We often read about the great destruction of World War I, but it's very difficult to know the true feelings and opinions of what was happening during that time. This is one small example in the history of destruction. World War II followed suit when it tur...
  • 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...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The atomic bomb was developed in numerous places, however the bulk of it was created in Los Alomos. Los Alomos is a small town in New Mexico. Before the research began, there stood a small all-boys Catholic school. After months of low flying planes, armed marine surveillance and many interrogations about the area, the school received a notice that said the school would be knocked down for government use. Two months after the destruction of the school, there stood a huge top-secret research facil...
  • Dropping Of The Bombs President Truman
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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb In early August 1945 atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These two bombs quickly yielded the surrender of Japan and the end of American involvement in World War II. By 1946 the two bombs caused the death of perhaps as many as 240,000 Japanese citizens. The popular, or traditional, view that dominated the 1950's and 60's-put forth by President Harry Truman and Secretary of War Henry Stimson- was th...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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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...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bombs
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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...
  • Atomic Bomb Attacks On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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    The Atomic Choice The atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been at the heart of a heated debate. The United States should have chosen an alternate path to end their conflict with Japan during World War II, saving hundreds of thousands of Japanese civilian lives. The Spokesmen of the United States Air Force said the atomic bomb wasn't needed for the victory of this war, that the war was already won and the use of the atomic bomb was unnecessary. Our country has created a negative im...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    "was the dropping of the atomic bomb justified or not?" In 1945 the atomic bomb was created to end World War II The atomic bomb was the invention of Albert Einstein; it was produced to cause an extremely powerful explosion by splitting the atom, an atomic bomb can cause mass destruction. The Americans dropped the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is a controversial decision because there were many arguments for and against the atomic bomb. "What if it goes wrong?" Will it end the war?" On the...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The Manhattan Project was one of the most secretive projects in the history of the United States. It took place during World War II and its purpose was to create a bomb by splitting atoms apart. This project was a success and created one of the most devastating bombs ever used by mankind, the atomic bomb. The president at the time, Harry S. Truman, had to face the many factors that were involved in making the decision to drop the bomb. In this paper I will discuss those and the events leading up...

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