Why Did President Truman's Decision To Drop The Atomic Bomb On Japan?

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Highly, debatable topic President Truman’s decision on dropping atomic bomb on Japan during World war II. Many questions arise when this topic is raised like the world was introduced to the nuclear bombs, it was racist to drop bombs in japan, was Truman’s main target Asian or was it for the political reestablishment between Soviet Union, as German was America’s first attack why he did not drop atom bomb on them and so on. As it has already become more than seventy years it is still amongst the debated ones. It was best decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan by President Truman considering different factors like ending the war as soon as possible, responding to the pearl harbor, to impress the Soviet, lack of having incentives not to use bomb and justify the cost of Manhattan project. …show more content…

Firstly, the four years long war and the Japanese military who refused to surrender but there was an indication of conditional surrender. Regardless of the surrender, plane named Enola Gay dropped atom bomb on the city of Hiroshima where 70,000 Japanese people vaporized on August 6th,1945. In the meantime, Soviet Union (currently known as Russia) declared war against Japan after two days later. On August 9th, 1945, second atomic bomb released on Nagasaki which took away life of almost 80,000 peoples and created disaster for many decades. Then, on August 14th,1945, the Japanese

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