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The Atomic Bomb: The Decision To Drop The Bomb

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The Decision to Drop the Bomb described to us decisions leading up to the ultimate dropping of two atomic bombs over Japan in a matter of days. It narrated various circumstances that occurred. One was the untimely death of President Roosevelt. President Truman took over with no information on the experiments and had to rely on his advisors and various committees. Individual agendas appeared to have played in the ultimate dropping of the bombs. Scientists wanting not to have development of the bomb to be used for warfare, were kept from speaking with President Truman to give him an alternative perspective. Tight restrictions were implemented.
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