The Atomic Bomb Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

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On August 6th and 9th two atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The two bombings were the first and only time nuclear weaponry has been used in wartime. These bombs were the first of their kind, developed by the United States, Canada and Great Britain under the research development plan codenamed the ‘Manhattan Project. It is an important issue because there is much controversy over whether or not the atomic bombs should’ve been initially been dropped. Many sides say the bombing was morally wrong because it defied many individual’s human rights, but these people don’t see it was the least violent way to force the Japanese to surrender and bring WW2 to an end. The United States were justified in dropping the atomic bombs on Japan because it finally spread justice for the Japanese atrocious crimes against humanity in the city of Nanking, China, saved many American, British and Japanese lives, and demonstrated American dominance over the Soviet Union. Finally, the atomic bombings were an effective and justified way to end WW2 and force Japan surrender
In 1937 when the Japanese army took over the Chinese city of Nanking they demonstrated barbaric forms of rape, torture, and murder towards Chinese civilians; which justifies the American retribution for firing the atomic bombs on Japan. Moreover, the Japanese people got quick and painless deaths from the atomic bombs whereas the people of Nanking suffered long and cruel methods of diabolical…
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