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  • Was the Atomic Bomb Justifiable?

    Was The Use Of The Atomic Bomb Justifiable? "The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender..." Admiral William D. Leahy (Alperovitz,The Decision To Use The Atomic Bomb,...

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  • Atomic Bomb Was It Just

    Atomic Bomb The end of World War 2 was decided by one mighty weapon the Atomic Bomb. The justification behind dropping them on Japan was a very disputed topic. At this time Germany had been defeated and Japan was cornered to their home island with constant bombings by US forces and Russian forces closing...

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  • The Atomic Bomb: Was It Nessesary

    seconds. The United States had dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Today many argue whether or not the U.S. should have taken such a drastic measure. Was it entirely necessary that we drop such a devastating weapon? To answer that first we must look at was going on in the world at the time of...

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  • Was the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb Justified?

    Was the dropping of the atomic bombs justified? I have carefully selected six different sources which are either for or against the USA dropping the bombs on Japan. I have tried to find ones which support or oppose the dropping for their own separate reason. Source 4 is against the dropping of the...

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  • Dropping the Atomic Bomb: Was It Necessary?

    Dropping the Atomic Bomb: Was it really necessary? In 1945, the United States with help from Canada, released a new force into unsuspecting Japan which shocked the world. It was the weapon the Manhattan project spent months working on while spending approximately $20 billion. It used up to 12% of America’s...

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  • Was the dropping of the Atomic Bombs justified?

    How does Priestly use Time, Place and Social Setting to influence his writing? The play An Inspector Calls was written by J.B Priestley in 1944 and first performed in the Soviet Union in 1945 and shown in the United Kingdom in 1946, it is one of Priestley's best known works for the stage and considered...

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  • was the dropping of the atomic bomb justified

    Did the USA need to drop bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945? On the 6th of August 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima,1ushering in the nuclear age. The bomb caused the deaths of over 100,000 people,2with the bulk of the destruction pertaining to innocent civilians...

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  • Was the dropping of the atomic bombs justified?

    brave” declared war upon the Empire of Japan in response to Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbour the prior day. On December 7th, 1941, Pearl harbour was attacked and bombed by Japanese pilots without warning, destroying and crippling everything in their path. In one swift stroke Japan had silenced yet...

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  • Was Dropping an Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima Ethical?

    Harbor, Hawaii was the target of an unannounced military attack by the Japanese Navy. This resulted in the United States entry into World War II. After almost 4 years of war, 400,000 US casualties, 6 months of air strikes on Japanese cities and an impending defeat of Japan, an ultimatum was delivered to...

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  • Was the Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima Justified

    dropping the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945? The dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945 by the Americans is a very controversial issue with no definite answer. Both sides of the issue have very justifiable arguments. Reasons for dropping the bomb include the...

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  • In What Ways Was the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb Significant?

    On the morning of August 6th, in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped in Hiroshima, Japan; three days later a second bombing occurred in Nagasaki, Japan. These bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki not only changed the physical and emotional health of the Japanese people, they also changed the world. In my...

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  • Was Us Justified in Using the Atomic Bomb in Japan?

    US using the atomic bomb on Japan. Some may feel that United States was justified and others might feel that US was not justified. The usage of atomic bomb in Japan might seem wrong today, but it was the best option during the war. The United States was justified in using the atomic bombs against Japan...

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  • Atomic Bomb

    thought that the dropping of two atomic bombs, Little Boy and Fat Man, on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the end of World War II. But what if it is more than that? What if the atomic warfare was for another purpose as well? In 1945, the United States dropped two bombs on Japan that essentially entered...

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  • Atomic Bomb

    As a citizen from the U.S.A., I believe that we should not drop the bomb in Japan.The use of the bomb without warning is contrary to the position of the United States as a great humanitarian nation, especially since Japan seems close to surrender.More than 60 of its cities have been destroyed by conventional...

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  • Was the Us Justified in Dropping Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    wisdom has it that America was justifiable after all by dropping a lethal bomb on a city full of civilians and soldiers, because their aim was to end the war. However, America was not reasonable by underestimating the human values, not warning them with the presence of an atomic bomb and leaving ever-lasting...

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  • Atomic Bombs

     Composition II “You Have Atomic Bombs, but We Have Suicide Bombers” In Rohde’s article we learn of his experience as a hostage in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He explains the Islamic cultures and values, but shows us his view on them. Their cultures have some similarities, but more differences...

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  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb: Beneficial or Disastrous? Was dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II the most affective action that the United States could have taken? In the American eyes it was a good punishment on Japan in response to the Pearl Harbor attacks on December 7...

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  • Atomic Bomb

    The Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan On August 6, 1945, approximately 8:15 a.m. local time, the lives of millions of people living in Japan changed forever. About four years after Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on them, Fat Man and Little Boy...

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  • Atomic Bomb

    1950’s, the next life-changing event occurred. It was the Vietnam War and the first dropping of atomic bombs on Vietnamese cities by the United States in a scurry to end the war. United States citizens have argued the bombing of innocent civilians was unnecessary to end World War II. The Vietnam war...

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  • Atomic Bomb

    make one of the most crucial decisions of his life. On August 6, 1945 during World War II, he decided to drop the atomic bomb on two cities in Japan. The first bomb that dropped on Hiroshima was nicknamed “Little Boy”. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the Hiroshima and immediately killed an estimation...

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