Informative Essay On D Day

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D-Day is a day that is remembered as one of the most important invasions that took place during World War II. D-Day was an Allied invasion on the coast of Normandy that took place on June 6th, 1944. After several weeks of fighting and losses, D-Day resulted in a victory for the Allies. D-Day is still remembered today as the largest land and sea attack in history. One question that arises about D-Day is what would have happened if the Allies would have been repelled on the beaches of Normandy, what would they have done to defeat Germany. D-Day was one of the most crucial battles for the Allies during World War II. D-Day was code-named Operation Overlord, and is named the largest land and sea attack in all of history. By May of 1944, the invasion …show more content…

According to history.com, an atomic bomb is a very powerful weapon that uses nuclear reactions as their source of explosive energy. After World War II began, President Franklin D. Roosevelt received a letter from Albert Einstein and his colleague Leo Szilard that stated a very powerful bomb could be created by using the forces of nuclear fission. The Manhattan Project was the code name for an American-led effort to develop and produce a functional atomic bomb during World War II that was led by General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer. President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the formation of the Manhattan project on December 28, 1942, which allowed military officials and many scientists to form a team to develop the atomic bomb. According to nobelprize.org, “Code-named "The Manhattan Project," the effort eventually employed more than 200,000 workers and several thousands scientists and engineers, many of European background. Finally, on July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb was tested in the midst of the Alamogordo desert in New Mexico. Its power astonished even the men and women who had constructed it. As he witnessed the spectacular explosion, Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who had directed the scientific work on the bomb, remembered a line from the Vedic religious text Bhagavad-Gita: "I am become death, the shatterer of worlds."”. The atomic bomb had become a very successful and a very powerful weapon …show more content…

With the development of the atomic bomb in 1945, war around the world was changed forever. The invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, took place on June 6th, 1944. D-Day eventually resulted in a victory for the Allies, but what would the Allies have done if they would have been repelled on the beaches of Normandy? I fully believe that the Allies would have turned to the atomic bomb if they were in any danger of losing World War II using conventional weaponry. The atomic bomb was very successful in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The atomic bomb is one of the most powerful and efficient bombs available. The atomic bomb would eventually bring World War II to an end due to Japan’s surrender to the United States of America. Without the development of the atomic bomb during World War II, many more American lives would have been lost to defeat the Japanese. The atomic bomb played an immense role during World War II and led to the Allied victory of the war. New developments and technological advances are very important, as well as necessary, to war. The atomic bomb will forever be remembered as one of the most powerful and destructive bombs ever made throughout the course of

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