Essay On Japanese Atomic Bombing

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I) Introduction
This was the world’s unforgettable events. It took the lives of many people and its side effects can still be seen today. The atomic bombing of Japan that America did cause a distinct stop to the World War II. Since 1942, more than 100,000 scientists of the Manhattan Project had been working on the bomb’s development. At the time, it was the largest collective scientific effort ever undertaken. It involved 37 installations across the US, 13 university laboratories and a host of prestigious participants such as the Nobel prizewinning physicist Arthur Holly Compton and Harold Urey. Directed by the Army's chief engineer, Brigadier General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project was also the most secret
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It contained a peculiar amalgam of medieval attitudes and modern material, for the Army still followed the code of Bushido which upheld the virtues of man-to-man combat in a machine age, and demanded that the Japanese soldier die rather than surrender. The political influence of the Japanese Army had substantially increased in the years between the two world wars. The Army saw Japan’s salvation in China: Japan should secure the vast resources of the Asian mainland by carving out for herself a continental empire. The Army consequently viewed the Soviet Union as Japan’s most dangerous enemy – a power which had traditional interests in North China. The Navy looked to the Pacific Ocean, and particularly in the South West Pacific, with the richest prize of Malaya and the Dutch East Indies as the means by which the resources vital to the maintenance of Japan as a great power could be seized. The Navy, therefore, regarded the world’s two greatest naval powers, Great Britain and the United States, as Japan’s most deadly enemies. It was no coincidence that the two services shaped Japan’s strategy to suit the exclusive capacity of either the Army or the Navy. Before 1941 the army had most of its’ own
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