Essays Tagged: "Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki"

Atomic Bombing of World War II

n the cities still causes problems today. Many people ask the question, 'should we have dropped the atomic bomb?'When the United States was making the atomic bomb it named the operation the Manhattan ... ission in 1938. The American scientists feared that the Germans would discover how to construct the atomic bomb. The program's first leader was Vannevar Bush, who was the head of the National Defense ...

(4 pages) 123 1 3.5 Jan/1995

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

1.) For what reason did President Truman decide to use atomic weapons to end the war in the Pacific?

Truman used the atomic bomb to shortening the war in the Pacific and to save the lives of Americans and to keep Am ... ve the lives of Americans and to keep American public opinion positive. Truman's defense in using atomic weapons was that it protected and saved thousands of American lives and money that would hav ... e had to been used to fight the war. I disagree with President Truman's reasoning in dropping an atomic weapon. I feel that Truman could have used different tactics to get the Japanese to surrende ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.2 Dec/2003

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

The Nanking Massacre. A Tragedy Forgotten - Sketch of Nanking Massacre. Discusses atrocities, propaganda, and the charitable deeds of John Rabe.

in a shroud of shadows as dark as their nature. The number dead from this genocide exceed even the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and rival the civilian death toll of several European coun ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Was the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified?

that although the Japanese wanted to negotiate a peace, they would not surrender, as even with two atomic bombs dropped on their country, half the Japanese cabinet and a lot of the military still fou ... merican casualties, to lessen the hatred of Americans to the Japanese, the Americans had to use the atomic bomb.I think that the dropping of the bombs was necessary. The bombings brought out an immedi ...

(5 pages) 96 2 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Was the A-bomb's Use Justified?

In 1945, during the Second World War, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The matter has been subject to much d ... saki. The matter has been subject to much debate and controversy. Indeed, it was the first time the atomic bomb had been used in warfare, resulted in a loss of around 120,000 lives, and left a legacy ... llion to one million soldiers' lives, and the war would last until 1946. For the US, the use of the atomic bomb was economically justified because continuing the war would mean a continued drain on US ...

(2 pages) 49 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The effects of the bombing on nagasaki

1945 Tragedy Struck the City of Nagasaki, Furthermore the country of Japan. The U.S had dropped and atomic bomb on Nagasaki. There were many terrible effects. Here are some.The clock Struck 11 and no ... dn't have wanted to know either.It was one on the worst tragedies in Japanese history When the U.S. Atomic bomb "fat man" was dropped by a parachute at 11:02 A.M. on august 9th 1945 by a B29 bomber fr ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Was America justified in dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima? Definitily yes.

hen, when President Truman had to choose life over death. It was the decision of whether or not the atomic bomb should be dropped on Japan...The Mathattan Project was created shortly after the deadly ... o be the one that would benefit everyone. On August 6th 1945, Truman gave his permission to use the Atomic Bobm on Hirashima and Nagasaki. Was it the right decision? Definitely yes. The Atomic bomb en ...

(3 pages) 107 2 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Dropping the Atomic Bomb

On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanesecity of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Tibbetts ... rsial military strategy in the United States. Was the UnitedStates justified in the dropping of the atomic bomb? Yes, they werejustified for many reasons. The primary reason was, that it would stopthe ... many of our U.S. citizens. This iswhy the war needed to be stopped; thus, justifying the use of theatomic bomb. World War II was the costliest war in history, in termsof lives lost. No exact figures ...

(4 pages) 41 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

"A Bomb A Life" De Groot

omb A Life" De Groot , in three chapters, pictures in great detail the three steps that started the atomic age: the decisions, the test in New Mexico and the final "test" in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Th ... of the most significant event of the modern world.The forth chapter describes the beginning of the atomic age, the testing of the bomb in the desert of New Mexico. The importance of this event become ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Atomic Energy and The Development of Drugs

During the late 1890's and the early 1900's, the government was designing and building atomic weapons and developing new medications. The atomic weapons consisted of the largest atomic bo ... and was the second device to be detonated, but the first ever used in military action. The American atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are commonly believed to be the major factor leading to th ... as the laboratory's first director. The work of the laboratory culminated in the creation of three atomic bombs, one of which was used in the first nuclear test near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The bomb' ...

(13 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

The dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima resulted in the death of over 100,000 people. Many people beli ... United States should not have been the first to use such a devastating weapon. The dropping of the atomic bomb was unjustified and a crime against humanity.The United States started the making of the ... humanity.The United States started the making of the atomic bomb after they heard of Germany's Nazi atomic bomb program. The American project was called the Manhattan Project. The project had $2 billi ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2006

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

Was the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified?

fects. Even today, some people still suffer from radiation sickness. America's decision of using an atomic bomb on Japan was not only a war crime, but a crime against humanity itself.The United States ... ing Japan; however, most of them were unjustified. For example, one of the reasons for dropping the atomic bombs was because the US was trying to justify the two billion dollars spent on the Manhattan ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

The Bomb

roached her target. She climbed to about 31,000 feet and finished the settings on "Little Boy", the atomic bomb sitting in the bomb bay. At 8:11 a.m. "The Bomb" was dropped on Hiroshima.Much controver ... e Bomb" was dropped on Hiroshima.Much controversy has swelled in the decades that have followed the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Many people understand that the bombing of Hiroshima was s ...

(7 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2007

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

Atomic Bomb Response Paper

It is universal knowledge that on August 6th, and August 9th of 1945 atomic bombs were dropped on Japan by the United States military. Whether or not this act was justif ... sense of control and security in the Pacific front. Therefore, the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima just one day before Russia was set to declare war on Japan. The bombs are o ... contributing factors leave much to the imagination, but it is reasonable to see the dropping of the atomic bomb as a means of keeping Russia out of Asia, as well as preserving American military streng ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Was the atomic bomb nessary

Atomic Bomb Necessary .... Was it Necessary? August 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a ... August 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a matter of seconds. The United States had dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Today many argue over whether or not the US should have taken ... d be correct? Basically, we can't. For all anyone knows, Japan would have kept fighting. It was the atomic bomb that forced Japan to surrender and in turn saved thousands if not millions of lives. ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Ambrose Essay On WWII In The Pacific

death rate, compared to that of 27 percent in the Japanese Camps. Ambrose believed that the Atomic Bomb was necessary to bring a conclusion to the war in the Pacific. One Reason was that the J ... consequence was for the survivors in Japan. This was the most importand and immediate result of the atomic bomb. Their government had finally surrendured and the killing had stopped. The Second Conseq ...

(2 pages) 816 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The Atomic Bomb

The Atomic Bomb August 6, 1945, changed the face of the planet forever. The atomic bomb dropped ... then Secretary of War Henry Stimson had predicted. The argument against the dropping of the atomic bomb was both military and moral. From a military perspective, the U.S. had achieved complete ... lete air superiority over Japan and had already firebombed Japanese cities with impunity. Using the atomic bomb was unnecessary since the same result of destroying cities could have been accomplished ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Dropped The Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The dropping of the atomic bomb on hiroshima and Nagasaki, had many effects on human kind i general. The bombs killed mi ... ting harassed by boys who will play with him any other time of the year. The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had a lot of effects on human kind. The bomb destroyed homes a ...

(2 pages) 835 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Was the atomic bombing on Nagasaki necessary?

"The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul,"(1) President H ... ill be discussed. Evidence from a variety of sources will be discussed and viewed to prove that the atomic bombing on Nagasaki was unnecessary.Just three days after the attack on Hiroshima, a plutoniu ... r the bombing, ending World War II. One of the many debated issues in American history involved the atomic bombings of Japan. The ultimate question is - was the second bombing on Nagasaki necessary?Be ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

was the atomic bomb on japan necessary

The Atomic Bomb: Unnecessary and Pointless?"In time we hate that which we often fear"1. This was said 50 ... we humans don't forget. On the 6th and 9th of august 1945 the United States of America released the atomic bombs, fat man and little boy, on two Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The atomic bom ... justification of the use of nuclear weapons and/or the primary necessity of it. The dropping of the atomic bomb may be referred to as the incident. When justifying the pointless and irrational decisio ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2012

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