United States Should Not Drop The Nuclear Bombs On Japan.

1369 WordsMar 10, 20176 Pages
United States should not drop the nuclear bombs on Japan In year 1945 august 6, and 9, America dropped two nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively. Those two bombs brought severe damages to these two cities including over 200,000 innocent lives. Many people believe that Japan deserve to be bombed due to many reasons, primarily because Japan first attacked United States at Pearl Harbor. However, it is still wrong and unnecessary for United States to drop two bombs respectively on Hiroshima and Nagasaki as the two bombs not only bring destructions to Japan, but also cause further fears and chaos to the whole world. An atomic bomb is a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release…show more content…
Impact of the A-Bomb, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945-1985). With all those damages the bombs bring to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it is definitely unethical for United States to drop them. Japanese citizens who live in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are innocent and many of them are not even involved in the war. Those two cities have no reason to suffer over 100,000 death and the mass destruction of the infrastructure. It is true that Japan had also committed many atrocities during the war and they did cause pains to United States at Pearl Harbor. However, the mass killing brought by the bombs is also an atrocity and nothing can justify it or make it right. More importantly, bombing Japan is not absolutely necessary as there are some other options that could be taken. Many people justify the outcome of the bombing by claiming that the two bombs effectively end the war, which also helped save many lives from both sides. That is certainly true. However, it is wrong to believe that dropping two nuclear bombs is the only viable choice left to United State. There are definitely other options and it seemed like United States was not interested in them at that time. One of the option is to clarify and negotiate the Potsdam Declaration with Japan a little more. The Potsdam Declaration is a statement that calls for the surrender of all Japanese forces during the Second World War. One of its term demands an
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