The Atomic Bomb : A Significant Period Of Time That Molds The United States

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The Atomic Bomb in Japan President Truman, decision over booming Japan is a significant period of time that molds the United States. The crucial decision that was made on August of 1945, brought World War II to an end. While bringing the WWII to an end, it attracted a lot of debates over the use of the atomic bombs in the war. Even though the WWII has ended decades ago debates still lingers to this point. Having people in both sides of the debates, makes people wonder if the use of the first atomic bomb in the world was used properly or not. The biggest breathtaking experience of President Truman while in office, will never depart from the United States history. The United States was not involve in the WWII, until Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor caught the United States by surprise, causing a lot of military damages and thousands of soldiers’ life. “In all, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor crippled or destroyed nearly 20 American ships and more than 300 airplanes. Dry docks and airfields were likewise destroyed. Most important, almost 2,500 man were killed and another 1,000 were wounded” (History, 2009). Whit the assault in Pearl Harbor, the United States had to do something to protect our citizens. A couple days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan had allied with Germany and Italy which with they also declared war on the United States. While WWII was taking place, President Truman was starting the Manhattan Project where

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