Why did America drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?


The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th 1945 because Hiroshima was the only city having no allied prisoner-of-war camps. In addition, its size and shape was suited to the destructive power of the Atomic bombs. Hiroshima had also not been bombed and with high concentration of troops, military facilities and factories, ascertaining the effects of the atomic bomb would be relatively easy.
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August 6 1945.
The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. More
US President Harry Truman approved the decision to drop an atomic bomb on the people of Hiroshima on Aug. 6 and one on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945.
The USA had three of them. Japan had none. If it did not go off and was a dud, the US scientists felt Japan would not be able to figure it out and rebuild it and use it against us
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The US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on 6th August 1945. The main reason why the bomb was dropped was that the US wanted to limit its own casualties by forcing Japan to surrender as quickly as possible; wanted to force Japan to surrender before the Soviet Union could enter the war to secure a stronger political position after the war. The U.S. also wanted to use the weapon in war to measure its effectiveness.
During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.
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