Three days later Charles Sweeney flew in the Enola Gay to Nagasaki, where the bomb ¨Fat Man¨ was dropped. Again, the Japanese had no knowledge of the bombs, causing even more devastating casualties. People have argued over the years if the atomic bombing was justified or not, and multiple points can be made on both arguments, yet I take it that the bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not justified. Keep in mind justified means to show or prove to be right or reasonable. The United States targeted civilians instead of military bases and the army, which killed a large mass of people.
On August 6 1945, the first nuclear bomb to be dropped on foreign land was discharged from Enola Gay on Hiroshima, Japan. This atomic bomb, named Little Boy was dropped as a staggering assault trying to influence Japan to surrender, and decimated Hiroshima as more than 70,000 individuals were killed in a split second. As Hirohito, emperor of Japan declined to acknowledge the United States' terms of surrender, the second nuclear bomb, named 'Fat Man' was dropped over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Numerous individuals despised the utilization of the nuclear bombs, as the mass murder of regular, innocent citizens was accepted to be a highly inhumane and barbaric resolution for a political war. The point of this investigation is to examine if America's choice to drop the atomic bombs on Japan, and more specifically Nagasaki, is justified or not.
Introduction: On December 7th, 1941, Japanese aircrafts bombarded the American fleets in a Pearl Harbor naval base, near Honolulu Hawaii. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a strategic scheme to take out the American fleets after the Nine-Power Treaty failed, due to Japan’s violation of it. The attack had devastating consequences and caused America and Japan to be at each other's throats. As a result, President Roosevelt declared war on Japan and unleashed two major bombings putting Japan to its knees and forcing them to sign a surrender document, later on, putting America and Japan at peace. In 1922, the Washington Naval Conference occurred in Washington DC.
SO three years after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Truman decided that the best way off calling off war and taking revenge was through setting off an atomic bomb on to Japanese. In 1945 on the 6th of august with Truman’s command, an atomic bomb was set off on Hiroshima The explosion killed over 90 percent of the city, immediately killing an estimated sum of 80,000 people, but during that time It was believed that more people would die, due to the radiation activity that took place .And most of all, its exposure to the civilians. This noxious bomb was equivalent to an amount of 20,000 tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) that was created during the Manhattan Project from 1941 to 1945. However, Three days after, Harry Truman ordered for a drop of the second atomic bomb over the city of Nagasaki an estimated result of 40,000 people killed and another 25,000 were expected to have resulted in dyeing as a result of radiation activity. In this essay I will set out in explaining the benefits of this decision of Truman and some of the alternates he would have taken instead of taking such a drastic move.
The effect and impact of the atomic bombing of the Japanese people are understudied. Hiroshima demonstrated the power America’s atomic bomb and is often celebrated for its power, but commentary about the human consequences on the “hibakusha” is shunned from the larger narrative of World War II. In Japan, "hibakusha" means "the people affected by the explosion." It is crucial to include and study the “hibakusha” to understand and grasp the damage that a nuclear war can inflict on those involved. The medical and social effects of the bomb altered the lives of many Japanese civilians and these individuals are forgotten in World War II’s narrative.
Harry S. Truman and His Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb Harry S. Truman once said, “Carry the battle to them. Don’t let them bring it to you.” In World War II, that is exactly what he did. While Japan was breaking treaties and fighting with allied countries, the United States was developing a powerful weapon that would cripple Japan and end World War II. This weapon was called the atomic bomb. After it was fully developed and tested, Harry S. Truman made the decision to drop this deadly weapon on two cities in Japan, Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The atomic bomb was a nuclear weapon of war, and the first of these bombs were dropped on two Japanese during the second world war. The dropping of the atomic bomb was justified because of the fact that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor, they had participated in many atrocities and a land invasion would have caused more of the allies to die. It’s because of these big reasons that the United States had to drop the atomic bomb because without it the Japanese would’ve just continued to fight and kill more allies. The atomic bomb also showed the Japanese and the axis powers that they were a nation not to fight with. The atomic bomb being dropped was justified due to the fact the Japanese had attacked the U.S. at a military base named Pearl Harbor.
Truman’s intention was “to save as many American lives as possible” and be compassionate for the women and children in Japan (Truman). The actions taken by the United States towards Japan were unethical, but mandatory. The Bombing of Hiroshima killed and injured thousands of people. Many homes were lost and structures were demolished (“New Bomb…”). Nevertheless, Japan was starting to fall.
In total, approximately 200,000 Chinese died of plague, cholera, anthrax and other diseases caused by Japanese biological warfares. The very type of germ shells was called “Uji” bombs. They were designed to bust hundreds feet above the ground and pour the infected fleas to the targets. This kind of bomb stuck American east coast as well, just before Japan’s Surrender. An I-400 type Japanese submarine—it was also an aircraft carrier—approached New York and and sent its aircraft “Seiran” to bomb the cities with the “Uji” bombs.
Reason One Topic: Does hibakusha cinema give insight into the sociocultural changes in Japan brought about by the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings? Thesis: Hibakusha films give insight into the sociocultural changes brought about by the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings because they depict the Japanese public’s fears of the dangers of nuclear technology, expose the social discrimination experienced by hibakusha in Japan, and portray Japan’s resilience and tenacity in reconstruction after the war. There can be little surprise that the aftermath of World War II would give rise to vengeful ghosts from the past, or give birth to science fiction monsters and horror scenarios. The facts and figures are grim: 1.8 million dead and 680,000 missing