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    logbook after helping drop two bombs, one in Hiroshima and one in Nagasaki, that killed an estimated two-hundred 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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    useful.” (Harry S. Truman) (Diary, July 25, 1945) The bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed between 150,000-200,000 people. Many died instantly but many died later because of the most gruesome and terrible effects. But the alternate, an invasion of Japan, was estimated a million American casualties were anticipated and the Japanese casualties would certainly be in the millions. The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the most logical course of action to bring less

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    The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki had a terrible effect on the people around them, but it the decision to do so was necessary. The Japanese were being very aggressive and the controversial decision had to be made even though the effect was great. The bombs had ended up ending one of the most gruesome wars in history. They potentially saved other lives from being taken. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have drawn many different opinions. Some even

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    On August 6, 1945 the course of history was changed. Two atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima, and three days later, August 9, 1945, on Nagasaki that ended World War II. Japan had already been a defeated nation from conventional bombs and World War II. Many innocent lives were lost, psychological scars were left on the lives of the bomb survivors, and thus many lives were changed forever. The atomic bombings caused many people to have genetic effects due to the radiation

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    The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The long lasting effects of the atomic bomb dropped on both Hiroshima and Nagasaki were justified by the United States. The United States had no other choice, or the war would just go on, which would be unfavorable for both the United States and Japan. The first reason why the US’s choice of using Atomic Bombs was justified is that it saved many soldiers’ life. If the war had continued, many more lives on both the United States and Japan’s side would have

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    Justification of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings The moral and military necessity of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings has been a subject of debate for almost half a century. Most revisionists emphasize the victimization of Japan during the attacks. They often forget the military realities and the historical context while judging whether it was necessary for America to use nuclear weapons against the two Japanese cities. It is important to note that Japan was the aggressor. Japan triggered the

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