Essays Tagged: "Potsdam Declaration"

To what extent were the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary to end World War II? Includes Bibliography and Footnotes (if you care to message me for them)

that Japan had no intention to surrender, and that the Japanese government by silently ignoring the Potsdam declaration expressed a clear refusal of the Allied terms1. The only other options open to T ... ur decision."10In spite of this, on July 26 the leaders of the United States and Britain issued the Potsdam declaration, which included the ultimatum"We call upon the government of Japan to proclaim n ...

(6 pages) 257 6 4.4 Jun/2003

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

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Was it Justified?

i.World War II ended only days after the bombs were dropped, on August 15, 1945; Japan accepted the Potsdam Declaration by the Allied Powers, thereby surrendering unconditionally. "We call upon the go ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tokyo War Crimes Trial

War Crimes Commission was established by the by the Saint James Declaration of 1942, the Moscow and Potsdam Declarations of 1943, and the London Agreement of 1945 to assemble files as to all known vio ... of war.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE) was established by terms of the Potsdam Declaration and its exercise of jurisdiction was expressly agreed upon by the Japanese gover ...

(17 pages) 21 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Atomic Bomb

ogo Shigenori proposed that "surrender be considered at once on the basis of terms presented in the Potsdam Declaration to preserve life." President Truman and the Americans had said that unless Japan ... ruction. Earlier, in July 1945, the United States had sent a final ultimatum to the Japanese in the Potsdam Declaration. This Declaration called for the unconditional surrender of Japan with an invasi ...

(9 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control