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  • The Atomic Bombs in Japan

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    On August 6th, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima without any precedent. The explosion viciously destroyed four square miles of the city and killed 90,000 and injured 40,000. (Weber, “Was Hiroshima Necessary?”) Three days later, a second atomic bomb stroked the city of Nagasaki which killed approximately 37,000 people and injured 43,000 (Weber, “Was Hiroshima Necessary?”). These actions of the United States still remain controversial today and the United

  • The Beginnings of the Atomic Bomb

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    Beginnings of the Atomic Bomb World War 2 was one of the worst wars in world history. The allied forces, the U.S., France, China, Russia, and Great Britain, were at war against the axis powers, Germany, Italy, and Japan, to stop the nazis from taking over the world. There were many bad events and battles that happened over the 6 year time span of the war; but one of the worst has to be the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings at the end of the war. Some people say that the U.S. Needed to drop the bombs to save

  • Atomic Bomb History

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    The Atomic bomb is a weapon created back in 1944 during world war two. The research for it started in 1934 with Italian scientist Fermi, he and his colleagues started subjecting uranium to bombardments of neutrons and showed new isotopes were formed. At the time they thought that they had found new atoms not found in nature. However tests done by two Germans in 1938 to 1939 showed that the neutrons were in fact splitting the uranium atom up in two pieces each about half the mass of the uranium, they

  • Essay On The Atomic Bomb

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    however, changed the entire way of warfare. The Atomic bomb was developed during this time out of fears that the Germans had the same technologies, or at least were working to obtain it. Once the United States had this technological capability of producing atomic weapons, the way of fighting was changed. Two bombs were dropped on Japan in August of 1945, one on the city of Hiroshima and the other on the city of Nagasaki. Afterward, the ear of atomic diplomacy came up in American international relations

  • Morals of the Atomic Bomb

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    On August 6th 1945 the first atomic bomb as dropped in an attempt to end the war efforts in the pacific. This year will mark the 69th anniversary of the dropping of the bomb, and even after all this time there is still much debate over if dropping the bomb was the right thing to do or not. One of the main reasons I have seen arguing for the dropping of the bomb was that it saved American lives, and that it saved more people than it killed. However, saving American lives was not the only motivation

  • Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

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    Effectiveness of the US Foreign Policy (Atomic Bomb) The United States foreign policy of dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was found to be fairly effective after all was said and done. The decision of dropping the bomb was a major choice by President Truman. After asking the Japanese repeatedly to surrender the decision was made that they would go forth with the bombs, keeping in mind that Japan had killed nearly 2,000 of the American soldiers in the bombing of Pearl Harbor and many

  • The Effects of 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

  • The Atomic Bomb and Radiation

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    The Atomic Bomb and Radiation Radiation as a carcinogen was first established in December 1895 after Roentgen’s discovery of X-rays. In 1902, the first radiation induced cancer was reported emerging from an ulcerated area of the skin. By 1911, a large number of these such skin cancers were reported as well as the first report of leukemia occurring in five radiation workers (Little 2000). Following these discoveries, large-scale tumor induction studies were carried out in animal models over the

  • Groves and the Atomic Bomb

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    Groves and the Atomic Bomb “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek,” said Mario Andretti, a famous racecar driver ( When taking on a project or job, people must have a strong mind and heart to achieve their goal. People may face many obstacles, but leaders can find ways to rise above them with determination. In the end, those

  • TIMELINE of the Atomic Bomb

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    TIMELINE of the Atomic Bomb. 1942 May - Heisenberg and Dopel observe the first multiplication of neutrons. December 2 - First nuclear chain reaction at Chicago's Stagg Field by Fermi. 1943 March 15 - Oppenheimer moves the bomb development to Los Alamos. 1944 August 26 - Bohr presents his memorandum on intentional control of nuclear weapons to Roosevelt. 1945 January 20 - First Uranium-235 separated at Oak Ridge. July 16 - U.S. explodes first atomic bomb, the Trinity test, at Alamogordo. August 6