Topics: Nuclear weapon, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Cold War Pages: 2 (460 words) Published: May 8, 2011
yjgkkgjjjhkl gfvbvvgAfter viewing “Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie,” I was mentally blown away by the disturbing facts of historical events that had me chilled and thrilled throughout the film. What follows is a summary of facts from the documentary, my thoughtful reactions, questions this information raised, and finally speculation on the effects this testing may have had on humanity, governmental policies, and the environment. First, a summary of the terrifying facts show cased in this video. The summary of this film was the birth, process, and progress of our nation’s nuclear weapons program. The film covered the beginning: The first test on July 16th, 1945, the historical involvement of the famous Albert Einstein, the destructible and deadly bomb dropped on Japan, and basically the next twenty years of tests, treaties, and standoffs ( JFK and USSR) that molded what is today the most advanced and highly capable weapon of mass destruction our country assesses. In the film were many history changing events that led to overall outcome then, and still to present day. There was a lot of interesting things I learned after watching t Things that I never knew before like, Albert Einstein being involved in the development of our atomic program, or that testing for the weapon was done in the state of Iowa! I was also blown away at the fact that observers of the first test were ten miles away and still experienced temporary blindness. It goes to show the sacrifice to people to discover and develop a world changing invention that in my opinion was a necessary evil, in this case, that our country needed to achieve in order to stop and prevent horrible regimes from killing everyone in their path. Its fact that Hitler was developing his own bomb and had intentions to destroy us, and it’s also a fact the empire of Japan attacked us first and we had every right to defend ourselves and to end the war with as little casualties of our own soldiers as...
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