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  • The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombs

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    AM, the United States crushed the city of Hiroshima with a 10,000 pound atomic bomb that changed the view of war for millions of people (Hersey,1). The bomb killed at least seventy-five thousand people instantly and many more as the years have gone on due to radiation poisoning and other factors from the bomb (Jennings). To this day, people still have mixed feelings about what the U.S. did to Japan. Some are for the bomb because it saved American lives, but there are others who are against it

  • The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

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    The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed the United States naval facility known as Pearl Harbor. This attack brought the United States into World War Two. Within the four years that followed, the United States--under the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt-- researched and developed an atomic bomb. This was known as the Manhattan Project. Such a bomb was more powerful and destructive than any ever known to man. After FDR died on April 12, 1945,

  • Persuasive Speech On The Atomic Bomb

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    United States from executing the use an Atomic bomb on Japan to force their surrender in World War II. Although the petition was not successful at stopping the President from launching the bomb, it was successful in its delivery and the pure sensibility it was requesting. The petition to stop the atomic bomb was an outcry for peace and mercy upon the Japanese, for not only their future but the future of America. With combined years of experience and study of atomic power the scientists not only had inside

  • Experincing the Atomic Bombs in Japan

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    On August 6, 1945, a plane called the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Instantly, 70,000 Japanese citizens were vaporized. In the months and years that followed, an additional 100,000 perished from burns and radiation sickness. Two days later, on August 9, a second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, where 80,000 Japanese people perished. The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is one of the most controversial aspects in the history of the United States because many people

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Atomic Bombs

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    involvement in World War Two most people would say that they would have not dropped the atomic bombs on Japan. This is because most people see the killing of the Japanese citizens as a crime of war. There are many arguments against dropping the bomb on Japan, but these solutions would have cost too much money, too many men, and would have taken way too long. In reality the United

  • Persuasive Essay On The Atomic Bomb

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    deceased president Roosevelt is faced with an arduous decision, advance more American soldiers into the final assault of Japan, or use the recently developed atomic bomb as a chance to end the war swift and quick as possible. Truman choose to use the atomic bomb to have a minimum amount of American casualties. “Until July 1945, the atomic bomb remained untested and the leading plan of the U.S. was to invade

  • Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

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    Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima With the closing of the Second World War at hand, Harry S. Truman represented the United States in Potsdam Germany to decide the fate of a post war world. The key individuals in the conference consisted of the allied leaders, Soviet Premier Stalin, Prime Minister Churchill, and Truman. Dubbed the “big Three” in the second conference of the post war, they were charged with the daunting task of dealing with Japan and their continued effort in the ending war

  • Persuasive Essay On The Atomic Bomb

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    and only motherland to use atomic weaponry during the time of war. The United States planned to dropped an atomic bomb “little boy” on the city of Hiroshima (Japan). The atomic bomb housed about 20 tons of TNT which was could demolish a city without any complication. The Bombing of Hiroshima marked an end to World War 2. Truman announced that he would be using nuclear weaponry when he was informed that they were running out supplies. After that Truman then order a bomb dropped over Hiroshima to bring

  • Informative Essay On The Atomic Bomb

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    Atomic bomb was the biggest turning point in modern history. A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions. The use of nuclear weapons to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan wasn’t like any other weapons; it was more than that. Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed in total of 130,000 people in Japan. The aftermath of the atomic bomb, nuclear weapon, was much more serious and danger than anyone thought it was. On August 6, 1945, during the

  • Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Japan

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    the time, Harry Truman, made the decision to drop the newly invented Atomic Bomb on two navel bases in Japan: Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Although this did lead to the end of the Second World War, President Truman’s decision has faced much controversy in subsequent years, mainly surrounding the morality of his actions. I believe that given the Japanese mindset and the fundamental nature of war, that the dropping of the atomic bomb was justified. For one, a huge part of Japanese society was based upon