What Are The Pros And Cons Of The Atomic Bomb Essay

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On August 6, 1945 the United States dropped an Atomic bomb called the Little Boy on Hiroshima in Japan. A few days later the united states dropped another atomic bomb called the Fat man on the city of Nagasaki. The dropping of an atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki ended the wars quickly, as Japan saw the devastating effects it had on their people and country. The decision to drop the bomb was a very hard one to agree on but changed lives for others. There are many pros and cons of the atomic bombs. Some meaning of the pros would be that it saved many lives(that is only one of them). And the meaning of the cons would be an example of starvation. In all. The US wanted to use the atomic bombs to force Japan’s surrender as quickly as possible…show more content…
The bomb was dropped on the city centre, an area crowded with wooden residential structures and places business. The bomb caused an firestorm in Hiroshima with destroyed 13 square kilometers of the city. Almost 63% of the buildings in Hiroshima were completely destroyed after the bombing and nearly 92% of the structures in the city had been either destroyed or damaged by blast and fire. It was believed that up to 200,000 people died in total as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. Then there was an equal impact of the bombing on Nagasaki . The bombing was away from the center if the city. The excessive damage from the bombing was downtown Nagasaki. The nuclear bombing cause approximately 22.7% if Nagasaki’s buildings being consumed by flames, but the death toll and destruction was less than in Hiroshima. Up to 140,000 people(less than the Hiroshima bombing) died in a total as a result of the bombing of Nagasaki. The Nagasaki had worse damage in the Urakami Valley because nothing was left standing. The city if Hiroshima invites people from around the world to participate in making paper cranes to remember those who died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki(I have made paper cranes for those in memory of Hiroshima and
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