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  • Troops On Bataan
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    April 31, 1942 THE SURRENDER OF BATAAN! As the situation on Bataan was very solemn, the soldiers tried to have some short moments of fun. The pilot, Lt. Colonel William Dyess, and Lt. Juanita Redmond, ANC, recalled a celebration in Mariveles the pilots threw in early March. The food for the festivities came through an extensive bartering system the units established. To overtake the time between battles, soldiers played volleyball and in the hospital, the chaplains put on entertainment nights fo...
  • America's Unconditional Surrender Policy
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    Evaluate the wisdom of American insistence on the "Unconditional Surrender" of Japan. Introduction The United States of America is a warrior nation. To pretend otherwise ignores a national history colored in red blood and gun smoke. Despite this, the American national conscience seeks forever the moral high ground. This national need extends to America's ability to wage and sustain war. World War II was no exception. The Call to Arms came only after Japan's killing of unprepared men in Pearl Har...
  • 110000 Japanese Soldiers And 100000 Civilians
    720 words
    The history over few centuries shows that the Japanese never gave up, that they always choose "death" than "surrender". These two articles which I was studying very carefully, shows two opposite opinions about the necessity of using the atomic bomb to the end of World War II. Gar Alperowitz, in his article, "Hiroshima Remembered: The U.S. was Wrong", the evidence to prove that America didn't need to use atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end the war. Contrary to this article John Connor in...
  • Second Bomb The Japanese
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    History paper During the Second World War, the Americans faced a difficult time in their war against Japan. The topography of the land the well trained Japanese army and their motivation made it difficult to the Americans to decide the fate of the war. In front of that complex situation the Americans had decided to drop two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two major cities in Japan, killing thousands of people. The Americans hoped by doing that, they will bring the war to an end and inde...
  • Use Of The Atomic Bomb In Japan
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    Humanities On December 7, 1941, the Japanese Navy willfully and deliberately attacked Pearl Harbor, and the Pacific War began. On August 6, 1945 the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, and marked the beginning of the end of the Pacific War. Ever since the end of the Pacific War, many people have asked the question. Should the United States have used the atomic bomb The use of the atomic bomb was the most plausible alternative forced upon us by the Japanese. One alternative to...
  • Bombing Of Japanese Cities
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    At 8: 15 am on August 6, 1945, approximately 300 to 500 feet above the highly populated city of Hiroshima Japan, the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare was detonated. Only minutes later 60,000 to 100,000 people were dead, most were vaporized leaving only an eerie shadow of carbon behind. In the year and months that followed hundreds of thousands of people died of radiation poisoning and radiation provoked disease. Children born in months immediately following the bombing were occasionally bo...

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