Argumentative Essay: The Bombing Of Hiroshima

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"Ending the war earlier saved possibly millions of lives, both Japanese and American."(Jake, closing statement) This compelling statement convinced me that the bombing of Hiroshima was an act that flowed logically from history, and we cannot in retrospect claim to know what the Japanese would or would not have done. However, I think that had I been there, knowing what I know now through compelling evidence from the defense team, I would have been trapped in a logic that ultimately justified itself: Japan surrendered, and Asia was saved from a greater evil. This was the major reason provided for seeking a 'quick end' to the war through the use of the atomic bomb. Therefore in conclusion, I strongly believe that the jury should have voted not
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