President Truman Was Justified In Dropping The Atomic Bombs On Japan

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President Truman was justified to drop the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagaski in order to end WWII. This is due to the fact that it was necessary in order to prevent many more countries and lives lost. In addition to that, using the bomb was simply just a reaction to the arms race. If we hadn’t used it first they would have. Those are just two of the many reasons that President Harry Truman was justified in using the atomic bombs on Japan. During the war one of the main focuses was to prevent the lives lost of the people of America. President Truman prevented many casualties and deaths of his military and citizens by choosing to use the atomic bombs in order to end the war. If we had not used the bomb and decided to continue fighting, according to Eisenhower recollection of meeting with President Truman, “There is no power on earth that could keep the Red Army out of that war unless victory came before it.” The Soviets and Red Army intended on entering the war and that would cause deaths of thousands of men. From the knowledge of Mituso Fuchida, a pilot who led the attack on Pearl Harbor, he even said that “they’d die for their emperor… every man, woman and child would have resisted that invasion with sticks and stones if necessary.. Imagining the slaughter it would be.” Even him himself knows that another invasion would …show more content…

Japan was very close to collapsing and they knew that if they didn’t make this agreement they would have to fight till the death, which is exactly what they did, Japan chose not to surrender. People also believe that Truman was justified to use the bomb because people believe that if he didn’t Japan would have used theirs and then we would have been hurting. Japan was very close to discovering this weapon and would have been very quick to use it. All of this was simply a race and the survival of the

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