Essays Tagged: "Hiroshima"

KÄRNKRAFT intervju

g ägde rum i New Mexico. Men deras första riktiga kärnladdning blev bomben över Hiroshima i Japan som släpptes den 6 aug 1945 av Amerikanarna. Efter tre dagar släpptes &a ...

(6 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Was Truman morally and militarily justified in dropping two Atomic Bombs on Japan?

"16 hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima. The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed upon those who brought war t ... mb untrue.When Japan did not surrender; Truman gave the order to drop an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, 8:15 A.M., as in Pearl Harbor, catching the Japanese early in the morni ... he Japanese early in the morning. Another reason why Truman's decision wasn't militarily justified. Hiroshima was not a military target. It was a crowded city with innocent civilians. Just to see what ...

(5 pages) 240 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut A book report on the novel about the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. Explains major themes, opinion on novel and why it is a classic.

arrator who is trying to find out exactly what happened the day that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. He interviews Felix Hoenikker's (the father of the atom bomb) children and others who kne ...

(2 pages) 128 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Running Wild ,Essay About the Novel Hiroshima

Essay About the Novel HiroshimaWelcome to the nuclear age. Temperature are hotter than the surface of the sun. Light is bl ... e experiences of six people that survived the planets first nuclear explosion are reported to us in Hiroshima by John Hershey. The book begins by describing the situation of the six individuals just b ... e hospital hallway carrying blood specimens. Finally, Rev. Mr. Kayo She Tanimoto, the pastor of the Hiroshima Methodist Church, was about to put away some clothes. While these innocents civilians were ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The end of WW II

'A bright light filled the plane. We turned back to look at Hiroshima. The city was hidden by that awful cloud . . . boiling up, mushrooming.' ( W ... shington debated possible target sites and finally nominated four urban industrial centers: Kokura, Hiroshima, Niigata, and Nagasaki.In July 1945, several U.S. military leaders went with the President ... he plane his mother's first and middle names, Enola Gay. The selection of the city was agreed upon, Hiroshima. It appeared to be the most suitable site. Its dimensions were perfect. The U.S. had not g ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Development of the Atomic Bomb and its Impact on WWII

d entered the nuclear age when the first atomic bomb was detonated in war over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The United States path to the development of the nuclear bomb was referred to by presiden ... August 2, 1945 that the 20th Air Force would attack japan on August 6, 1945. The primary target was Hiroshima and the attack would be carried out by the 509th Composite Group. Secondary targets were K ...

(6 pages) 237 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

book report on "Hiroshima" by John Hersey

informative to me. This book mainly talked about the affectsof nuclear weapons. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atombomb ever dropped on a city. It speaks about how even if yo ... been killed, 13,983 were missing, and 37,425 had beeninjured. Even before the bomb, the citizens of Hiroshima were waken almost every nightbecause of false warnings of intruder planes coming in the ar ...

(3 pages) 109 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Atomic Bomb"

erto (city of the dead) on July 16, 1945 and worked perfectly. Soon this same bomb was used to bomb Hiroshima and in Japan on August 6th, 1945.Later on the bomb was used to bomb Nagasaki in Japan on A ... ater wars or necessities. The successful making of this bomb brought it to be used later on against Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.The causes for him to use this bomb were that Japan had bombed Ameri ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about the threat from weapons of mass destruction to the United States.

ugust 6, 1945. On this date the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Then, a few days later on August 9, the U.S. dropped another atomic bomb on the city of N ... few days later on August 9, the U.S. dropped another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. (Encarta "Hiroshima") Since World War 2 nuclear weapons have not been used to attack another nation. The atomi ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

If you were president Harry Truman, would you have made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

SIDENT HARRY TRUMAN, WOULD YOU HAVE MADE THE SAME DECISION AS HE DID, WITH DROPPING THE ATOMBOMB ON HIROSHIMA?The 6th of August 1945 was a day that people will always remember with terror. On this day ... emember with terror. On this day, an atomic bomb was used by the U.S. against Japan, in the city of Hiroshima. This was the first time in world history. Before this sad event, Japan and the U.S. were ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John Hersey's "Hiroshima"

Hiroshima follows the lives of six residents of Hiroshima, the moments before and days, months and y ... dealt with as they occurred over many years.As soon as the radiation levels were said to be safe in Hiroshima, people began to return to the city to begin rebuilding their lives. It would be a long, s ... evolve within a city where only one in ten was a hibakusha. I believe the sentiments of almost all Hiroshima was described best by Toshiko Sasaki when she said, "I shall not dwell on the past. It is ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Cat's Cradle A book report on Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut. Report contains a plot summary and covers all elements of literature.

book he is in the midst of writing. The book is to be about the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and the lives of the people who created the bomb. The narrator gets involved in events hel ...

(5 pages) 108 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hiroshima, a Difficult but Just Decision.

Hiroshima: A Difficult but Just DecisionBy the end of WWII, it is estimated that 292,131 American so ... million Americans and over 250,000 British soldiers would've died had we not dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima. Why? Well, because the Japanese had a 5 million-man army, and were under no circumstances ... who believe that it was immoral. A common argument is that we should've warned Japan before bombing Hiroshima. The article, The Christian Century Deplores the Bombing, written in 1945 states, " But th ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Atomic Bomb.

et Japan to surrenderto the United States. The first atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city ofHiroshima. The bomb that was dropped on this city killed thousands of people.Nuclear bombs today pos ...

(2 pages) 134 5 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The atomic bomb.

from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. John Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp8On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America ... changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. Never before had mankind seen anything like. Here was something that was slightly bigger ...

(18 pages) 189 1 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

A review of Kurt Vonnegut's life and it's connection with his book 'Slaughterhouse-Five".

ring this period, he witnessed the massacre of 135,000 civilians in Dresden (a larger massacre than Hiroshima). From this point on, he was skeptical about science and its contributions to humanity. As ... d comfortable. What actually happened when I was twenty one was that we dropped scientific truth on Hiroshima. We killed everybody there. And I had just come home from... Dresden, which I'd seen burne ...

(8 pages) 49 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is an examination of two articles of the early atomic age.

Chicago Scientists' Petition to the President, July 17, 1945" and the "White House Press Release on Hiroshima, August 6, 1945." These two articles question the very morality of the use and possession ... in this letter is to prevent the President from using the weapon.The "White House Press Release on Hiroshima" is the President's address to the people of the U.S. after the atomic weapon is used. The ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Why was the atomic bomb was used?

On 6th August 1945, the first of the two fatal bombs was dropped on the army base of Hiroshima. Three days later on the 9th August, the second was dropped on Nagasaki. Both bombs caused ... , on 6th August 1945, the first devastating bomb was dropped on the military and industrial town of Hiroshima. The plan was that they hadn't bombed this town before, and destroying this town would hop ... man defended his decision by saying, "The world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base...we won the race of discovery against the Germans, we have used it...we ...

(5 pages) 68 0 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Was the use of the atomic bomb justified?

to assure the war would end as soon as possible. On August 6th the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, on august 9th a second one was dropped on Nagasaki, and on August 10th Japan declared its ...

(3 pages) 92 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Was it necassary to drop the bombs on Japan in 1945? YES!

US B29 bomber nick-named the "Enola Gay" dropped an atomic bomb from an altitude of 9,000 meters on Hiroshima.A second bomb was then dropped on the 9th of August 1945 at 11:02pm when another B29, k ... needed to be kept at bay the United States did drop the two atomic bombs, Little Boy and Fat Man on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively for the primary reason of intimidating Russia. Japan had suffere ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II