Was The Atomic Bomb Justifiable Essays and Term Papers

  • 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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  • Was the atomic bomb nessary

    Atomic Bomb Necessary .... Was it Necessary? August 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a matter of seconds. The United States had dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Today many argue over whether or not the US should have taken such a drastic measure. Was it entirely necessary that we...

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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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  • 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 use of the atomic bomb justified?

    deal with Japan was a tough one. America made the right decision on dropping the atomic bomb on Japan. The atomic bomb was necessary in order to assure the war would end as soon as possible. On August 6th the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, on august 9th a second one was dropped on Nagasaki...

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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 atomic bomb on japan necessary

    _THE ATOMIC BOMB: UNNECESSARY AND POINTLESS?_ "In time we hate that which we often fear"1. This was said 500 years ago by William Shakespeare, which precisely sums up the turmoil our world, faces today. It has been almost 67 years after which one of the most significant events had taken place, which...

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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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  • 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 the US Justified in dropping the atomic bombs?

    Was the U.S. justified in dropping atomic bombs on Japan? This question has been debated about for a long, long time. Both sides of this issue have very good arguments. But here I will be siding with the people who agree with the justification of dropping the bombs on Japan. I believe that America...

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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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  • 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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  • Was Truman right to drop the atomic bomb on Japan?

    The Second World War started in 1939's. In the beginning it was a war only in Europe, but as the time passed on, all world was getting involved in it. Some countries weren't happy about their situation and one of them was Japan. In this essay I am going to discuss why Japanese attack the US Pacific Fleet...

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  • Was Truman Right to Drop the Atomic Bomb?

    The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945 was one of the most controversial decisions of the 20th century. It caused a great deal of hardship for many Japanese citizens and created some anti-American sentiment in the decades since. However, due to the prediction of a great number of...

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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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  • 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

    your final grade. 1. What was the fuel used in the first nuclear bomb test?  Plutonium   2. What was the nickname of the airplane that dropped the first atomic bomb?  . Fat Man  . 3. Which president authorized creation of the atomic bomb?   Harry Truman  4. What was the code name of the project...

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