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    The Americans had to make a vital decision in the process of dropping an atomic bomb on two locations in Japan. Looking back on this devastating decision, there are many reasons to back it up or to disagree. According to the Americans the bomb was dropped to save lives, this may seem...
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  • Atomic Bomb
    The dropping of the atomic bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not a military necessity, and it was not justifiable in any way. I think it was wrong for them to drop the atomic bomb because it just goes against everything. Document A & D are the main points in my arguments against the...
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  • Was the Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima Justified
    . Reasons for dropping the bomb include the fact that Truman’s options were limited at this point in the war, that the bomb did have the desired outcome of Japans surrender and that the majority of reasons America had for dropping the bomb are justifiable. On the other hand, the atomic bomb was...
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  • Was the Us Justified in Dropping Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Conventional 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...
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  • Atmoic Bomb Outline
    justifiable to use a weapon of untold destructive force. The answer would change the world. I. The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb A. How was the atomic bomb created? 1. The atomic bomb was created in the south western desert of the United States under top secret conditions. The Manhattan...
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  • Atomic Bombings
    Atomic Bombs It all began in the city of New York & from there the Manhattan Project began. The Manhattan Project was the name for the research and development program for the atomic bomb. It started small, but as the bomb became more real, the United States added scientists and funding to...
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  • Atomic Bomb
     Atomic Bomb use Justifiable? The use of atomic bombs on japan caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, Most of which were civilians. The use of the bomb was unjustifiable and immoral for multiple reasons. The three main reasons were that it was dropped without warning, dropped on populated...
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  • Politics
    Essay Was the atomic bomb justified? The dropping of the atomic bombs killed numerous amounts of people. Some through initial impact and others later by high levels of radiation. Even though the death of Japanese men, women, and children it was a justifiable move on the part of the United States...
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  • Atomic Weapons - Paper
    Atomic weapons The atomic bomb was created to give America the leeway during World War II; but its consequences, I believe, are still lasting till this day. America has been known for many things but dropped those atomic bombs on those cities was pretty harsh. Sure, Americans wanted surrender...
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  • Berger's Essay
    manipulation (321). American society wants to hide its evil action of dropping the atomic bomb in Hiroshima so that it creates the reality in which people all consider that “those events of 6 August 1945” are “justifiable” (315, 321). Upon this idea, Berger brings out the idea of “reinsert[ing] those...
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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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  • History
    and practical support and received many critics. * Historians unaware if New Deal successful or not. Learning Activity 2 ‘The dropping of the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was justifiable’ Initially the United States of America was not involved in the war. However, due to the...
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  • Justifiable Terrorism in Total Wars
    Germans surrendered, the war in the Pacific between the United States and Japan was still ongoing. After a massive number of firebombings across Japan, the United States dropped the first ever atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. Three days later on August 9th, the U.S. dropped the second...
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  • Atomic Bomb
    and he is weakened by chronic illness, making Akihiro Takahashi a living testimonial to the horrific results of the atomic bomb that exploded over Hiroshima half a century ago” (New York Times) Mr. Takahashi is a survivor of the inhumane bomb droppings of 1945. He tells how devastating it was for him...
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    , was the decision to drop atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a military necessity? If not, was it justifiable for a reason other than military necessity? “Little Boy”, was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Leveling over sixty percent of the city, 70,000 residents died...
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    “Is anything in war ever truly justifiable? There will always be downsides to what may seem to be the “right decision.” (Debate) In the summer of 1945, President Truman focused on two choices to end the war with Japan by invading or using the atomic bomb. Truman ordered the bomb to be dropped on...
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  • Essay
    attitude “for only two extreme possibilities: total atomic war or abolition of all war.” (p. 268) Although polls soon after the war showed that the American public felt that the use of the bomb was morally justifiable, leading churchmen regarded its use as morally indefensible. Again the...
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  • Atomic Bomb
    EQ: Was the US justified in using the atomic bomb against Japan? When President Truman gave the go-ahead to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, he estimated that he would be saving 200,000 to one million American lives and up to one million Japanese lives. By destroying two entire...
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  • End of Ww2 in Asia Pacific
    executive order of US President Harry Truman, remains the only nuclear attack in history. Much heated debate has sparked over the reasons & necessity of dropping the atomic bombs. Conventional wisdom has it that the both bombings of the cities was justifiable as they were needed to shock the Japanese...
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  • Zinn, Howard. the Bomb.
    devastating and detrimental war that was responsible for countless human casualties and nearly an extinction of the entire Jewish culture altogether, a war that went out with a bang, literally. The war was eventually brought to an end with the help of the atomic bomb. When the news of the bombing breaks out...
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