Atomic Bomb Destruction

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“On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb used in warfare was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan” (Davis 395). Atomic bombs are highly powerful weapons. They produce enormous clouds of radioactive substances. Therefore, in addition to the people who die from the bomb’s massive explosion, other people also become ill and eventually die from the intense exposure to radiation (Davis). Because of its destruction, many people question whether the use of the atomic bomb was needed or not. It is always unfortunate for innocent lives to be loss. However, for the greater cause of the United States’, I agree with the use of the atomic bomb.
In my opinion, the main reason that President Truman decided to use the atomic bomb was to end the lengthy war with

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