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  • Surrender Letter
    392 words
    When Truman made his decision to drop the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I think it was a bad idea, but in a good way of protecting ourselves from Japan. The reason why I think it was a bad decision was that he didn't really give them enough time to respond, and send a surrender letter. When we didn't receive a letter, we figured they didn't take us seriously. I think the Japanese didn't get the letter yet, or we didn't give them enough time to respond to it. The reason why I think it was a go...
  • Japan's Surrender
    508 words
    The book Hiroshima, written by John Hersey, is a great book to read. The book gives a great portrayal of the struggles that the people of Hiroshima went through after the bombing by the Americans during World War II. The constant changing point of view, in each section of the five chapters, might be confusing, but it keeps the book moving at a steady pace and makes the reader want to find out what will happen next to each person. The different stories of each survivor shows how ever person, no m...
  • Atomic Bomb On Japan
    1,176 words
    It was April of 1945 and Harry Truman had been sworn into office following the death of a beloved president, Franklin Roosevelt. President Roosevelt left Truman with the hardest and still most controversial decision of all time, whether or not to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. This decision would determine whether or not the outcome of World War II would be quick or prolonged. The Manhattan project for developing the bomb began with the fear of Germany inventing a type of nuclear weapon. The All...
  • Use Of Physical Force
    629 words
    "No man has the right to seek values from others by means of physical forces, no man or group has the right to initiate the use of physical force against others, however men have the right to use force in self-defense and against those who initiate it's use". Claims philosopher Ayn Rand. The Japanese were seeking values (land, natural resources etc.) by means of physical force, and therefore, according to this philosophy which I whole heartily agree with, any method the United States government ...
  • 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...
  • Development Of Computers
    560 words
    31) After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the feelings of animosity in America against Japan increased. By late 1945, the Allied leaders met in Germany with news of a secret new weapon, called the atomic bomb, created by American scientists, that was powerful enough to destroy an entire city. However, there were some feelings that the bomb was too powerful, and the leaders chose instead to send the Potsdam Declaration to Japan warning them to surrender. The Japanese military did not know about the a...

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