Atomic Bomb Opening Speech

721 Words3 Pages
Opening speech The UN Charter was signed on the 26th of June 1945, and became enforced on the 24th of October 1945. And so , we used that charter to convict 22 Nazis, of whom eleven were given the death penalty, three were acquitted, three were given life imprisonment and four were given imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years. if we do not follow the law that we created and convict Truman, then we have no right to say that any of those 22 Nazis were war criminals. As the evidence will show more than 200,000 people were brutally murdered during the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. the land was laid to waste, and anything within a 1 mile radius was turned to ashe. Susuma Kimura, a witness of the bomb’s effect and how people suffered because of it, Leo Szilard, a scientist who took part in inventing the atomic bomb , he , along with other scientists urged Truman to not use the atomic bomb against…show more content…
How many pounds did you drop on Trinidad (test site). About 500 pounds were dropped on Trinidad. 2. What were the effects of the bomb? As reported there was a big crater. I believe a 60 foot tower was destroyed. 3. If I were to drop the same bomb on Trinidad 20 times what do you think the destruction would look like? The destruction would be many times worse than the initial testing. 4. Being that you dropped 10,000 pounds, which is more than 20 times the initial Trinidad test site, and as you said would have a much larger radius. Did you not think at the time that this could affect noncombatants as well? The bomb was designed to attack japan both psychologically and destructively. the whole point was to stop the war. the reason why we dropped a larger amount was to create a larger psychological impact, forcing Japan to surrender. 5. Were you not aware of the possible damage and collateral damage of the bomb? At the time, I believed that it would be more than that of
Open Document