Hiroshima Bombing Paper

Essay by Carl01High School, 11th gradeB+, December 2012

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Bombing of Hiroshima Debate

I was really surprised on how much people didn't like the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Just looking through the reasons for dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and reasons not to the drop the bomb on Hiroshima made me think about my own opinion. People have their own opinions on problems and politics but a lot of people have debated whether or not, the use of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima was necessary or not necessary. Some people say that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima was controversial and wasn't necessary. While others say it was necessary to make the Japanese surrender so that USA wouldn't lose anymore soldiers.

People may have thought that making an atomic bomb to drop on Japan was a good idea at that time. But they probably started to think about it more as time progressed after the war.

All that thinking probably got them into thinking that dropping the atomic bomb was a bad idea. Many say that Japan was going to surrender soon, and that the bombing was unnecessary because it killed over a thousand innocent lives. Also some believe that America was taking revenge because they thought Japan was being "in-human". Some people in Japan didn't want to have war so those people said no, like the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima who didn't anything to do with the war but they got bombed. This greatly affected Japan's economy and land. Albert Einstein wrote a letter trying to explain nuclear power to President Roosevelt. But after the bombings Albert Einstein spent his time trying to stop the US army from using it for evil in the future. Albert Einstein said this on December 10, 1945 in a speech whose title was: "The war is won,