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  • The Strategic Bombing Campaign Of WWII

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    highway & railway construction, Regional Supreme Court.” The deadliest bombing took place on October 22-23 “ The concentrated explosion of 1,800 tons of bombs – incendiaries among them – resulted in a lethal firestorm. At least 10,000 people died in the explosions and ensuing fires, and the flames were still burning seven days later. The campaign to bomb Kassel was not as successful as the allies had hoped. By the end of the three year campaign the population had dropped drastically.in 1939 there were

  • Miss Toshiko Sasaki's Closing The First Chapter Of Hiroshima

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    “There, in the tin factory, in the first moment of the atomic age, a human being was crushed by books.” (Hersey 16) In this influential excerpt closing the first chapter of Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, stunned by the sudden flash of blinding light that entered into her building, is crushed by a case of books while going about her everyday work. This quotation is influential in that books are perceived to be harmless and sort of non-important to the average person like Miss Sasaki, while ending

  • Hiroshima Argumentative Essay

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    States had just that, an ending for World War Two. This ending came in the form of a 9,700 pound bomb called “Little Boy”. This Atomic Bomb was dropped upon the people of Hiroshima on the day of August 6, 1945 at exactly 8:15am, a Monday. It has been argued that we should or shouldn't have dropped the bomb on Hiroshima due to the after effects of the bomb. But I believe that dropping the Atomic Bomb had more benefits rather than the outcomes that would have occurred if we hadn't. To begin with,

  • Important Events of World War II

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    The Second World War witnessed global events that impacted and changed the world, some for better others for worse. From the Holocaust to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the aftermath of World War II had devastating results. When one thinks of World War II, the first subjects that come to mind are the Holocaust, the Nazis and of course, Pearl Harbor. What people fail to realize is that there are more events that involved in the war that were just as significant as the latter, for instance, the Battle

  • Michael Walzer, 'Noncombatant Immunity And Military Necessity'

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    that the military, as a protective unit to society, should focus not only on protecting its nation’s civilians, but also on being successful in their military actions and endeavors. After examining some other sources of information regarding the atomic bomb and bombing of Japanese forces in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I have been able to form an opinion of the justification and necessity in the situation. The idea of “nature of necessity” is a major concept discussed in Walzer’s essay and this particular

  • The Bombing of Hiroshima Changed Six Individuals

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    radiation, injury, and death. Hersey’s Hiroshima detailed the lives of six individuals, Miss Saski, Dr, Fujii, Father Kleinsorge, Dr. Saski, Reverend Tanimoto, and Mrs. Nakamura, who survived the atomic bombing. It showed how some of them gained strength by the bombing while a few let it weaken their lives. The bomb attack affected these people in similar ways at the beginning, but in the long run changed them in different ways. Before the bombing had taken place, Miss Saski, Dr, Fujii, Father Kleinsorge

  • Negative Essay: The Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

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    across Europe, Germany, and America. They all decided to collaborate together to develop and create a nuclear bomb. Since this was developed in Manhattan, the Manhattan project became the name of the project

  • Rethinking Nuclear Weapons in Light of Medical Evidence

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    9, 1945, at 11:02 a.m. Major Charles Sweeney flew a B-29 bomber, Bockscar, equipped with a plutonium bomb called “Fat Man” over its second Japanese target. Originally the bomb was to be dropped on the city of Kokura, but due to inclement weather and overcast Sweeney decided to drop it on the second target in Nagasaki. This particular bomb was “more powerful than the one used at Hiroshima, the bomb weighed nearly 10,000 pounds and was built to produce 22-kiloton blast. The topography of Nagasaki, which

  • White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Survivors

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    The past is something we try to forget about. Whether good or bad, we always disguise the truth and frame it innocent. When the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the city of Hiroshima Mr. Akihiro Takashi, and many others, could never imagine a horrific event happening to them. This tragedy killed seventy to eighty thousand people leaving another seventy thousand injured. A half-century later most people do not recognize the traumatizing misfortune the survivors suffered. The United States concealed

  • The Ultimate Weapon

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    is to have the bomb blown up in the air. This has happened several instances. In the waters off of Washington, a US submarine accidentally opened a valve releasing 500 gallons of contaminated water into the ocean. In 1956 a nuclear weapon was dropped accidentally on transport. The bomb detonated upon impact on the ground. It left a crater filled with radioactivity. These are only two of dozens of accidents dating back from the 1940s to today. Then in stages of making the bombs there have been