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Bombs Were Dropped August 6 1945
1,028 wordsThe use of the atomic bombs on Japan was necessary for the revenge of the Americans. These bombs took years to make due to a problematic equation. The impact of the bombs killed hundreds of thousands of people and the radiation is still killing people today. People today still wonder why the bombs were dropped. If these bombs werent dropped on the Japanese the history of the world would have been changed forever. The Atomic bomb took 6 years to develop (1939 - 1945) for scientists to work on a e...
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Second World War Bomb Was Dropped
3,349 wordsAt 11: 02 a. m. , August 9, 1945 an atomic bomb exploded 500 meters above this spot. The black stone monolith marks the hypocenter. The fierce blast wind, heat rays reaching several thousand degrees, and deadly radiation generated by the explosion crushed, burned and killed everything in sight and reduced this entire area to a barren field of rubble. About one-third of Nagasaki City was destroyed and 150, 000 people killed or injured, and it was said at the time that this area would be devoid of...
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Bombs Were Dropped World War Ii
1,851 wordsIt is my opinion that the use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were almost defeated and ready to surrendering being the first to use it, we adopted an ethical standard common to the barbarians of the Dark Ages. " Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during World War II In early August 1945 atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These two bombs quickly yielded the surrender o ...
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August 6 1945 000 Tons Of Tnt
1,572 wordsThe Manhattan Project was the code name of the U. S. 's attempt to construct an atomic bomb during World War II. It was named after the Manhattan Engineer District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, because a lot of it's earlier research was done in New York City. An atomic bomb is a weapon that uses the energy from a nuclear reaction called Fission for its destruction. The idea that mass could be changed into energy was predicted by Albert Einstein in the earlier part of the 1900 's. John D....
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America Decision To Drop The Atomic Bomb
1,510 words... sent to Professor James L. Cate in January of 1953, Truman claims: I asked General Marshall what it would cost in lives to land on Tokioplain and other places in Japan. It was his opinion that such an invasion would cost at a minimum one quarter of a million casualties, and might cost as much as a million on the American side alone, with an equal number of the enemy. The other naval men present agreed. And finally, on April 28, 1959, in front of students at Columbia University, Truman stated...
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Second World War Hiroshima And Nagasaki
1,047 wordsIt is agreed by many parts of our society that one of the main atrocities done by the human being took place on August 6 th and 9 th, 1945 in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Over 170, 000 innocent Japanese individuals died due to the dropping of two atomic bombs created in the United States. This transcendent historical event suddenly ended the bloody Second World War and gave the start to a new one, the cold war, which in fact led to an atomic weapons race between the Soviet Union ...
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The Atomic Bomb In World War Ii
1,913 wordsThe atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki marked the end to the world's largest armed conflict. Many debates have surfaced over the ethics of such an attack. The bomb itself caused massive amounts of casualties while the unknown effects of radiation caused many more deaths amongst the survivors of the blast. Despite the ghastly effects of such a weapon, it offered the best choice for a quick and easy defeat of Japan. President Truman, who authorized the use of the atomic bomb, made a wise de...
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Effects Of The Atomic Bomb
787 wordsThe effects of the atomic bomb were terrible. Theres no doubt in my mind that the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a costly mistake. Atomic bombs produce heat millions of degrees high, and visible ultraviolet and inferred rays. (Lapp 844) Everyone and everything exposed to their blast is affected. No one is left untouched, whether it be emotional or physical; in many cases both. However, many members of the science community argue that the atomic bomb was a great advance in te...
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Hiroshima And Nagasaki Iwo Jima
563 wordsThe date is August 2 nd, 1939. Physicist Albert Einstein has just completed the first of a series of five letters to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In it he urges Roosevelt to support research toward the construction of an extremely powerful bomb. A single bomb of this type, carried by boat and exploded in a port, might very well destroy the whole port together with some of the surrounding territory. However, such bombs might very well prove to be too heavy for transportation by air. Albert and his ...
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World War Ii And The Atomic Bomb
1,353 wordsThe names Hiroshima and Nagasaki are known around the world yet most people remain ignorant of the reality and the meaning of atomic destruction. (Hiroshima 3) A controversy exists over the use of the atomic bomb to end World War II. Many people believe that the atom bomb should have been dropped. It reduced the number of casualties that took place. Also, it required much less time than an all-out invasion. The Atomic Bomb August 6 th, 1945, 70, 000 lives were ended in a matter of seconds. The U...
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World War Ii War With Japan
1,229 wordsThe atomic bomb is the subject of much controversy. Since its first detonation in 1945, the entire world has heard the aftershocks of that blast. Issues concerning Nuclear Weapons sparked the Cold War. We also have the atomic bomb to thank for our relative peace in this time due to the fear of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD). The effects of the atomic bomb might not have been the exact effects that the United States was looking for when they dropped Little Boy and Fat Man on Hiroshima and Nag...
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The Manhattan Project Of World War Ii History
796 wordsThroughout the course of history, especially in past wars, one can decipher a single point that led to the end of that event / war . All thought World War II had many events transpire which led to its completion, one of the most prominent and immediate effects which brought about the end of the war was the development of the Atomic Bomb. Developed through the research and funding of the Manhattan Project, the Atomic Bomb was used to cause Japan to surrender World War II and thereby effectively e...
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Nuclear Chain Reaction Franklin D Roosevelt
2,131 words" No man-made phenomenon of such tremendous power had ever occurred before. The lighting effects beggared description. The whole country was lighted by a searing light with the intensity many times greater than that of the midday sun. It was golden, purple, violet, gray, and blue" (Groueff 355). The words of Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell describe the onset of the atomic age, which began on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This was the site of the first large-scale atomic ...
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Atomic Bomb Was Dropped Dropped On Hiroshima
643 wordsEffects of the Atomic bomb By Ralph Coppinstuesday, August 8, 2000 The effects of the atomic bomb were terrible. There? s no doubt in my mind that the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a costly mistake. Atomic bombs produce heat millions of degrees high, and visible ultraviolet and inferred rays. Everyone and everything exposed to their blast is affected. No one is left untouched, whether it be emotional or physical; in many cases both. However, many members of the science comm...
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First Atomic Bomb World War Ii
1,769 wordsDaniel Simons History 12 The year is 1945 and World War II has been going on for 6 years. The Germans led by Adolf Hitler, are starting to see one defeat after another. They lost the Eastern Front to the Russians and the Western front was slowly but surely being taken back by the allied forces, mainly the British and the Americans. The Americans had only entered the war 4 years before, but their impact on the war was so great. The Americans declared war on Japan on December 7, 1941, after the un...
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Bombs Were Dropped World War Ii
3,340 wordsHiroshima and Nagasaki: The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb In early August 1945 atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These two bombs quickly yielded the surrender of Japan and the end of American involvement in World War II. By 1946 the two bombs caused the death of perhaps as many as 240, 000 Japanese citizens. The popular, or traditional, view that dominated the 1950 s and 60 set forth by President Harry Truman and Secretary of War Henry Stimson was that...
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Bombs Were Dropped End The War
534 wordsTO BOMB OR NOT TO BOMB This report is to discuss the dropping of the nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II. Many people believe that this was the only way to get Emperor Hirohito of Japan to surrender to the United States. Some believe that there were other reasons for dropping the bombs. A couple of those reasons were for revenge on Pearl Harbor and to show the world that we had the power to destroy any country that wanted to intrude on the United States. One of the main r...
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Nuclear Arms Race War With Japan
3,347 wordsRegret is unacceptable in terms of using a destructive weapon in times of war. Dropping the atomic bomb on Japan was, if not a complete mistake, poorly timed. Unfortunately, the moment it was used, it may have seemed to be the only solution to bring peace. This paper will examine the untimeliness of the bomb as manifested in postwar regret and nuclear warfare. The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, thrust the United States into World War II, and thus helped reshape modern warfa...
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War Against Japan Hiroshima And Nagasaki
1,048 wordsHistory paper During the Second World War, the Americans faced a difficult time in their war against Japan. The topography of the land the well trained Japanese army and their motivation made it difficult to the Americans to decide the fate of the war. In front of that complex situation the Americans had decided to drop two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two major cities in Japan, killing thousands of people. The Americans hoped by doing that, they will bring the war to an end and inde...
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