In August 1945, the United States used atomic bombs against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after Japan refused to surrender to Allied Forces during World War II. Between 150,000 and 250,000 people were killed due to the bombings.
On August 15, 1945, six days after the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan surrendered to the Allied Forces. The bombings have been the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.
In the end, Truman made the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan. ... his
reasons for surrender, the Emperor referred specifically to the atomic bombs, ...
Jan 13, 2013 ... The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: Arguments in Support ... have incurred
extremely high casualties, for a variety of reasons. .... The U.S. dropped a bomb
on Hiroshima, the Japanese surrendered, and the war was over.
Regardless, on August 6, 1945, a plane called the Enola Gay dropped an atomic
bomb on the city of Hiroshima. Instantly, 70,000 Japanese citizens were ...
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warning, a single nuclear bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima ...
The world's first atomic bomb had been detonated. With the advent of the nuclear
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Aug 10, 2012 ... For many, this had become the overarching purpose for using the atomic bomb
once it was completed. Walker notes five reasons why Truman ...
The first bomb, dropped on the city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945, resulted in a
death toll of around 135000. The second, which hit Nagasaki on 9 August, killed
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Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on ...