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    Atomic Bombing

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    Atomic Bombing When asked, many people can think of an event that changed their lives instantly. For example, a near death experience may lead a person to see that life is fragile and that it should be lived to the fullest. Unfortunately, sometimes these events require the loss of innocent lives. In 1945, the United States dropped nuclear bombs on the japanese cites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in retaliation for the attack on Pearl Harbor. In the years following the attack, many writings have

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    Nuclear war was brought about through the invention of the atomic bomb. The atomic bomb was first thought of in 1939. The Manhattan Project was devoted to researching and constructing the bomb (Serendipity: Manhattan Project para.1). Six years and 2 billion dollars later the Manhattan Project produced the first atomic bomb in history (Serendipity: Manhattan Project para.5). The bomb was tested in northern New Mexico on July 16th, 1945. The creators of the bomb watched the first detonation. One creator

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    The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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    Did the atomic bomb have to be used in World War II on Japan? There were multiple reasons why the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were necessary. One of which is to reduce the chance of Allied casualties if the war continued. Another reason was to prohibit the possibility that an Axis country such as Nazi Germany, could create an atomic weapon. A third reason or is whether or not the use of atomic weapons on innocent people was worth the media backlash. A final reason is that the work

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    The Unnecessary Atomic Bombing of Japan

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    Hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese citizens died at the hands of the atomic bomb unleashed by the United States, as told in John Hersey's novel Hiroshima. Hiroshima retells the devastation through six survivors who had to experience the horrendous attack, and the attack's grueling long-term side effects. The United States thought they were shielding Japan

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    thousand individuals. The bombings were completely unnecessary. Japan was already defeated because they lacked the necessary materials to continue a world war. The Japanese were prepared to surrender. There was no military necessity to drop the atomic bombs nor is there any factual information stating that the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were dropped to “save the lives of one million American soldiers.” The United States bombed Japan in August of 1945. The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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    Bombing The Atomic Bomb

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    The Atomic Bomb was and still is one of the world’s most dangerous weapons ever developed, it’s massive explosion is equivalent to about a 15 kiloton TNT explosion. What makes the bomb so dangerous isn’t necessarily the bomb itself but in fact it’s aftermath. Once the bomb is dropped it releases winds up to 980 mph due to it’s ultra high pressure and it leaves behind gamma and neutron rays which make there way to the ground and ultimately leave devastating amounts of radiation that will stay and

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    advisors. In years to come, Truman would have to face questions over the merit of his actions. Although some may believe the atomic bomb was needed because it ended WWII, it was unnecessary to drop the nuclear bomb because of the alternatives that existed, the effect it had on the Japanese people, and because of the unethical reasons for dropping it. On August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, and three days later, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki (Martin, 2015). The decision to

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    We all know that the US dropped atomic bombs near the end of World War II, speeding the surrender of the Imperial Japanese. Following a firebombing campaign that destroyed many Japanese cities, American airmen dropped Little Boy over the city of Hiroshima on August 6th 1945 , followed by Fat Man over Nagasaki on August 9th . The bombings killed half of the civilians in each city on the first day, most of them dying from flash or flame burns and falling debris. During the following months, years and

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    Leukemia

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    differently than normal cells(MedicineNet- leukemia, 1997). Right now the causes of Leukemia are unknown. Some studies have shown that exposure to high-energy radiation increases chances of contracting leukemia. Such radiation was produced in the atomic bombing of Japan during World War II. There is also enough energy in nuclear plants so strict safety precautions are taken. Some research shows that exposure to electric magnetic fields, such as power lines and electric appliances, is a possible risk

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    the dropping on the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki as the sole igniter of the CCW. When Germany collapsed in spring 1945, it became the igniter of the CCW. “The Russians, for example, sincerely feared that the West was planning a separate surrender of the German armies in Italy in a way which would release troops for Hitler's eastern front, as they subsequently feared that the Nazis might succeed in surrendering Berlin to the West. This was the context in which the atomic bomb now appeared

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