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Was The Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb Justied?

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WAS THE DROPPING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB JUSTIED?

I will be writing an essay about the atomic bomb. If I think the dropping of the atomic bomb was the right thing to do, or was it the wrong. I will be giving reasons to support my opinions. An atomic bomb is a bomb whose explosive force comes from a chain reaction based on nuclear fission in u- on plutonium. The first atomic bomb was dropped on the august 1945; it was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki by aeroplanes. The second bomb was dropped in Hiroshima, they lost 70,000 people. After the second bomb was dropped, Japan had surrendered.

The war between Japan and America all started because Japan had dropped bombs on every single ...view middle of the document...

Even though USA and USSR were enemies, they never had fought directly, a ‘hot war’ never developed, because the risk of the nuclear war made everything cautious. So they had ‘cold wars’ since 1945-1980.

The war between Japan and America had been going on for 4 years. They predicted if the war had carried on for another 4 years, things would have gotten a lot worse, if it was possible to get any worse. “We seemed to possess a merciful short-cut to the slaughter in the east to bring the war to an end and give peace to the world...by a demonstration of overwhelming power as a cost of a few explosions.” British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s reaction when he heard about the atomic bomb. The bomb was dropped with a desire to save lives. So many Americans lost their lives fighting. The loss was horrific. The mathematical formula showed the closer America got to Japan the more they lost. Japan had way more soldiers; they also had women training to fight. The women were too scared to not fight; because of all the stories they had been told. A woman in Okinawa committed suicide fearing what the Americans would do to them if they surrendered.

The reasons why people say that the atomic bomb was unjustified is because,...

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