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    The morning of August 6, 1945 in Hiroshima, Japan did not begin in any exceptional way; in fact the people had no idea that they were about to be part of one of the most significant mornings in all of history. At 8:15 am, the United States Army Air Forces dropped the first atomic bomb, ironically called, when one considers the enormity of the bomb's significance, the "Little Boy" Three days later the U.S. dropped a second bomb nicknamed the "Fat Man" on the town of Nagasaki, Japan. Historically,

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    Hiroshima Bombing

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    mankind continues to threaten each other with these weapons of horrid violence. Some of the most notable bombings in history are the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Now things like this may happen in the future.     On August 6, 1945 the United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, resulting in the end of World War II, as stated in “Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima,” by history.com. Though it did end Word War II, it still did a considerable amount of other damage in the

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    World War Two Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing The Bombing In 1945, the US dropped 2 atomic bombs on the cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, causing hundreds of thousands civilian deaths. Some people say that this act helped to end the world war and save more lives, but others think that it was not needed and wasn 't the cause of the Japanese surrender. Sequence of Events 5th August 1945 President gives approval to use bombs 6th August 1945 Bombing of Hiroshima 9th August 1945 Bombing of Nagasaki

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    am, an American B-29 heavy bomber nicknamed the ‘Enola Gay’ flies over the city of Hiroshima. At 8:16:02 am, Enola Gay drops the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion instantly killed 80,000 people and many more after the radiation exposure. Few hours before, in the Tinian Island, Colonel Paul Tibbets gave the final update to the crew before the destruction of Hiroshima. Tibbets was the pilot of the Enola Gay and joining him was Robert Lewis, the co-pilot

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    What would you do if you saw an American B-29 bomber flying over your city about to drop the most devastating weapon in history? This was a reality for the Japanese people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The bombs were dropped in 1945 during WW2 because the Japanese refused to surrender(History.com). The Allies (or U.S., Britain, France, USSR, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Yugoslavia) started winning the war which made

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    Hiroshima was such an ideal target for American bombing. According to the book, this was because the city was considered an important place for establishing a military command center. Another reason was that it was a place where communication would be coordinated from. It was the perfect city for militaries to station their operations in. “The ruined city had flourished – and had been an inviting target – mainly because it had been one of the most important military-command and communication ‘centres

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    eyes wide open, we failed to actually see the world. Susan Neiman’s article caught me completely off guard. Even as someone who grew up outside of the United States, I was taught educated by my teachers that the Atomic bombs, which exploded in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, were the most crucial elements that led to the surrender of Japan during World War II. Many US historians also argued that the bomb not only hasten hastens the end of the war, but also saved almost a million American soldiers who could

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    dropped on the city of Hiroshima, not only killing hundreds but poisoning thousands. The bomb leveled an entire city, and almost destroyed an entire community. In the face of destruction the entire community of Hiroshima bands together to help one another, proving the importance of compassion when they were shown none. The bomb was dropped on innocent citizens after their government refused to surrender, and the consequences of their government’s reaction was placed upon Hiroshima. In this novel you

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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki altered the course of world events by starting the Cold War, ushering advancements in technology, and by influencing cultures worldwide. Occurring on August 6 and August 9 in 1945, the bombing of the cities set of a series of events that would forever change history. The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from the war as superpowers with seemingly limitless power. Their ideologies, however, contrasted greatly, and the once allied nations would turn against each other

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    The Hiroshima Bombing Fifty four years ago, the detonation of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima (and later on Nagasaki) ushered to the Nuclear Age. It was a moment full of horror, in which the eyes of the whole world were opened to the unimaginable possibility of nuclear holocaust. The experience on what happened to those cities and what is still happening to many of the survivors there, leads to explore what happened to America as a consequence of Hiroshima; both

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