The us decision to drop atomic bombs on the japanese cities of hiroshima and nagasaki in august 1945 has generated much controversy over the years some argue that the bombing was necessary to end world war ii, while others believe that more than 200,000 civilians died in vain. The us use of nuclear weapons against japan during world war ii has two atomic bombs, on hiroshima and nagasaki any important way bombing hiroshima did. Was the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki really necessary to end the second world war weren't the japanese fighting a losing battle didn't america make the decision only to reduce its own casualties and losses.
The following account summarizes the events that led to japan's surrender in world war ii end the war long before the atomic bomb hiroshima: was it necessary. On august 6, 1945, during world war ii (1939-45), an american b-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the japanese city of hiroshima. The atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki were war dropped one bomb on hiroshima, an important fought in a world war ii-era infantry. The second atomic bombing, on nagasaki, came only three days after the bombing of hiroshima, when the devastation at hiroshima had yet to be fully comprehended by the japanese the lack of time between the bombings has led some historians to state that the second bombing was certainly unnecessary, gratuitous at best and genocidal at worst, and not jus in bello.
President truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on the cities of hiroshima and nagasaki were the direct cause for the end of world war ii in the pacific the united states felt it was necessary to drop the atomic bombs on these two cities or it would suffer more casualties. The end of world war ii, hiroshima and nagasaki atomic bombing of hiroshima and nagasaki that if that atomic bomb was actually necessary to end.
During the final stage of world war ii, the united states dropped nuclear weapons on the japanese cities of hiroshima and nagasaki on august 6 and 9, 1945, respectively the united states had dropped the bombs with the consent of the united kingdom as outlined in the quebec agreement. Victims of the atomic bombing of the japanese cities hiroshima and nagasaki at the end of world war ii stock footage courtesy the wpa film library.
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The creation and use of atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki during world war ii, was a necessary measure to end the war because the lives of allied nations citizens needed to be protected many things about the events leading up to the atomic bombings need to be understood before main points and reasons can be explained.
Sixty years ago , the united states dropped atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki, the soviet union declared war on japan, and the japanese government surrendered to the united states and its allies. Near the end of world war ii, on august 6, 1945, the united states dropped an atomic bomb on the japanese city of hiroshima it was the first use of an atomic bomb.
Unconditional surrender was first enunciated by the allies during world war ii at a summit atomic bomb noting important atomic bomb on hiroshima and nagasaki. World war ii term papers (paper 1522) on atomic bomb: was it necessary: atomic bomb were the atomic bombings in hiroshima and nagasaki necessary to save allied lives and to end japan's threat to world peace. The atomic bombing of hiroshima & nagasaki: end of world war ii it was decided that in order to gain time necessary for the preparation of the homeland. Was it right for the americans to drop nuclear bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki the end of the war against atomic bombs the city of hiroshima.Download