Essay About Hiroshima Bombing

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The Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima

Table of Contents
Introduction 3
Reasons behind chosen Hiroshima and Nagasaki 4
The need for the Allied Forces to bomb Hiroshima 5
Side effect of bomb 6
After the bombing 8
Conclusion 10
Reference 11

On August 6, 1945, during World War II, the united state dropped the world’s first atomic bomb (they called little boy) over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed a lot of people; estimated tens of thousands more died later of radiation exposure. After three days, again united state dropped another bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announced
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Because of the sudden population expansion there were food and shelter shortages. People consequently died from starvation and exposure. Due to the shortage of food and other things, black markets popped up and some people had to travel to rural villages in crowded trains to exchange their clothes for food.
In addition, people started to work in illegal (informal) sectors. Everyone was breaking the laws in order to survive. “When food scarcity became especially acute in the summer of 1946, the city imposed compulsory evacuation of 50,000 people to surrounding farm villages, and arranged for relief rice supplies to be provided.” The move out of the massive number of people to the nearby villages was the only reason to make the shortage of food supply reduced. They provided them with rice.

The economy declined in Japan because of the bombing. The loss of a great number of the populations, destruction of infrastructure, and homeless citizens that in some ways even caused more death, put Japan in a bad position. The Japanese government had to start from zero, meaning that it was necessary to rebuild everything, which caused the economy to invest money for years. Another reason that caused Japanese economy to go down was the fact that it was impossible to find a

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