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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.

The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: Arguments in Support

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Jan 13, 2013 ... The main argument in support of the decision to use the atomic ... 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.

The Decision to Drop the Bomb [ushistory.org]

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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 ...

No Other Choice: Why Truman Dropped the Atomic Bomb on Japan ...

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Aug 6, 2015 ... No Other Choice: Why Truman Dropped the Atomic Bomb on Japan .... Japan physically attacked the US first, for zero reason, except they ...

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima - Aug 06, 1945 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on Aug 06, 1945. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The Real Reason America Dropped The Atomic Bomb. It Was Not ...

www.collective-evolution.com/2015/05/09/the-real-reason-america-dropped-the-atomic-bomb-it-was-not-to-end-the-war/

May 9, 2015 ... We will have to wait and see, but what our history books tell us about the atomic bomb and why it was dropped seems to be a complete lie, ...

The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Many reasons are given as to why the US administration decided to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Reasons include the following:.

Why Did the U.S. Decide to Drop the Bomb on Japan?

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The Atomic Bomb Would Be Used on Japan, not Germany Soviet Decision to Enter the War against Japan Other Reasons for Dropping the Bomb The Potsdam  ...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Did the US need to drop atomic bombs on ...

www.ibtimes.co.uk/hiroshima-nagasaki-did-us-need-drop-atomic-bombs-japan-1513563

Aug 2, 2015 ... The two atomic bombs dropped on the cities in August 1945, ... Or was it a callous act of mass murder for reasons other than ending the war?

Was the US justified in dropping atomic bombs on Japan's ...

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Aug 6, 2015 ... 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 ...