On a historic August day at the tail end of World War 2 a 20,000-ton force was dropped on two Japanese cities known as the atomic bomb and resulting in 160,000 causalities, substantial destruction, and an agreement to an unconditional surrender that ended the war. If the facts are properly presented it is very clear that there was no alternative to dropping the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima that could have come close to achieving the success it did for our country and the allied nations. Our leaders are intelligent and they knew the key to strong and successful future for our country was to be proactive and not think of only ending the war but demonstrating to the world that we are the force to be reckoned with and will not back down in the face of our adversaries. Our own valiant president Truman had a multitude of genius reasons for dropping that atomic bomb and I for one am going to support the brave decisions of our leaders and explain
The dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima occurred on August 6th, 1945 at 8:15 AM. The bomb was a uranium gun-type bomb nicknamed ‘Little Boy’. The amount of energy that the ‘Little Boy’ generated when it exploded was equivalent to a 15 kiloton TNT explosion. However, when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, 60,000-80,000 people were killed instantly. Over the next four months, tens of thousands more people died due to various illnesses which were mainly caused by radiation exposure.
The creation of the atomic bomb in 1945 marked the beginning of a new era. As Japan was surrounded by U.S. forces, the U.S. issued the Potsdam Declaration, defining terms for Japanese surrender. However, Japan did not surrender. Thus, U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing many civilians. Three days later, the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, ultimately leading to a Japanese surrender, essentially ending World War II.
On August 6 1945 the first atomic bomb, Little Boy, was dropped on Hiroshima. Now many people including historians look back at that moment and say it was not necessary. In recent weeks, tensions between The United States and Japan rose due to President Obama’s trip to Japan where he did not apologize for the United States bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Contrary to popular belief, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were necessary. The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was necessary because it saved the lives of millions of people, destroyed important military factories and ports and made the Japanese surrender and end the war.
Truman and the A-bomb The drop of the Atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the following Japanese surrender on September 2nd was the way Truman and the United States ended the bloodiest war ever fought in history. Nowadays there is a lot of speculating on whether or not the president chose the best option by using doing so. Although there is still a strong moral controversy about the bombing, this writer’s opinion is that Truman made, after all, the best thing among his other options. Just saying that dropping the A-bomb was the right thing to do is not enough without the proper explanation.
On August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. Although the Allies had poured their resources into defeating Japan after the defeat of Germany and Italy in Europe, the road to victory appeared long and costly. President Truman decided to use the atomic bomb against Japan after consulting with his advisors and determining that it would save American lives. President Truman along with other Allied leaders issued a warning to Japan to surrender or face “complete destruction” and “utter devastation,” which the Japanese had ignored causing the United States to take action. (Ellis & Esler, 2009)
Ever since the beginning of human civilization, man has struggled to gain power. He has taken steps that have led to devastation and misery. Yet, man continues to repeat his mistakes and does not learn from his experiences or the experiences of others for that matter. In the year 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by United States of America, an order approved by the then president Harry S. Truman, which burnt to the death of millions of people. Shortly, people all around the world started questioning the new rules of carrying out 4th generation warfare.
During the War World II, the war split the majority of the world 's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It involved the mobilization of over 100 million military personnel, making it the most widespread war in history, and placed the participants in a state of "total war", which erased the distinction between civil and military resources and resulted in the complete activation of a nation 's economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities for the purposes of the war effort. Over 70 million people, the majority of them civilians, were killed, making it the deadliest conflict in human history. And their were a event that caused this war end, the U.S. government decided to drop two atomic bombs on Japan. After all we started to think about one question.
“We learned to our astonishment that we would not be obliged in a few months to rush up the beaches near Tokyo assault-firing while being machine-gunned, mortared, and shelled, and for all the practiced phlegm of our tough facades, we broke down and cried with relief and joy. We were going to live” (Kagan). These are the words of Paul Fussell, a literary historian who was serving as a soldier during World War II. He was one of hundreds of thousands of young men expecting to take part in the American invasion of Kyushu, Japan. Their lives were spared by President Harry Truman’s decision to deploy the most powerful weapon the world had every seen, and has ever seen since then.
Perhaps the most famous equation ever produced by the renowned theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was his theory of special relativity, written as E=mc2. This sequence of letters and numbers is, for the most part, common knowledge. But how many people actually know what E =mc2 means, or how it has shaped our understanding of the universe? What has he done for the ever-expanding field of science?