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Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

President Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the direct cause for the end of World War II in the Pacific. The United States felt it was necessary to drop the atomic bombs on these two cities or it would suffer more casualties. Not only could the lives of many soldiers have been taken, but possibly the lives of many innocent Americans. The United States will always try to avoid the loss of American civilians at all costs, even if that means taking...

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The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Written By: Nicholas Phandoe World War II began on September 1st, 1939 when the Germans invaded Poland and then ended on September 2nd, 1945 with the signing of the surrender documents from Japan aboard the American Battleship USS Missouri. During the course of 1941 when the US joined WWII, and 1945 when it ended over 291,000 US American...

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Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Truman

 Hiroshima Australian School of Abu Dhabi (ASAD) 10A Anisa Nakhuda 1722 Words Table of Contents Introduction 3 Historical Background 3 Argument 4 Hiroshima Aftermath 4 Conclusion 5 Bibliography 5 Introduction Hiroshima is the largest island of Japan. It is known for the disastrous atomic bomb that had been thrown by the American’s in 1945, on the 6th of August, at 8.15 in the morning. The bomb killed many people and destroyed many buildings...

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Atomic Bomb - Hiroshima and Nagasaki

“The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a necessary evil to end the Second World War.” To what extent do you agree with the statement? Explain your answer. I agree with the statement to a large extent. World War II is known for acts of heroism on both sides, as well as controversial decisions. One major event that has long been debated was the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The political landscape before the bomb was dropped prevented a Japanese surrender. The war would...

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The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

bomb on Hiroshima (nicknamed little boy and weighed nearly 8000lbs. This was the first time man had used a nuclear weapon against his fellow man. It was delivered by a US B29 nicknamed Enola Gay. The bomb contained Uranium 235, and exploded about 580m above the ground. Three days later on August 9th the US dropped a second bigger atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki (nicknamed Fatman). It was delivered by a B29 nicknamed Bockscar. It weighed nearly 9000lbs. The causes for the bombing of Hiroshima and...

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Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Paper 1

The mushroom cloud over Hiroshima after the dropping of Little Boy The Fat Man mushroom cloud resulting from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rises 18 km (11 mi, 60,000 ft) into the air from the hypocenter. The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were nuclear attacks near the end of World War II against the Empire of Japan by the United States at the executive order of U.S. President Harry S. Truman on August 6 and 9, 1945. After six months of intense fire-bombing of 67 other Japanese...

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Atomic Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Honors English 9 April 29 2013 Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki The atomic bombings on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the first and only use of nuclear weapons in war. These two bombings were both conducted by the United States in an attempt to force surrender from Japan. It is estimated that as many as 200,000 Japanese civilians died as a result of the two bombings, thousands more were also killed by radiation poisoning following the actual bombing. This violent act of war by the...

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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima: Was It Justified?

On August 6, 1945, an atomic bomb dubbed “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima and was followed by another, named “Fat Boy” at Nagasaki three days later in an attempt by the United States to end WWII. Germany had been defeated and the allied forces were sure to win the war. The main concern was how to defeat Japan. Japan surrendered unconditionally on August 14th, 1945. President Truman’s decision to use the bombs is often criticized given that the effects of an atomic bomb are so devastating and...

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Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Atomic Bomb

that changes your perspective on a topic? Hiroshima was a book written by John Hersey, depicting the lives of six individuals that survived the atomic bomb of 1945. Without this book one could not truly determine if what we did to the Japanese was justified or not. We can also look at the way the journalism shapes our out look on things. This is why we always need to look at all the facts before we truly make up our mind on a subject. The book Hiroshima was a great story that was told through a...

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The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is one of the most controversial aspects in the history of the United States because many people believe that it wasn't a necessary action to take, in order to win the war. While others think that using the atomic bombs on Japan was essential because it saved many American lives. Others believe that it saved American lives because we didn't have to invade Japan. Albert Einstein sent a letter to President Roosevelt...

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