Yes To the Bombing Essay

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Yes To the Bombing

Description : YES to the boming of Hiro
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The bomb was dropped for many reasons and President Truman was faced with a hard decision
to drop the bomb. During World War II, the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. If
he dropped the bomb he would surely have killed an estimated 200,000 Japanese and the city
of Hiroshima. Otherwise he would risk the invasion of Japan, which would cause even more
causalities and even more Japanese lost lives. Truman thought of the military, political,
and moral benefits and harms for dropping the bomb on Hiroshima. David McCullough said,
"If you want one explanation to why Truman dropped the bomb; it was done to stop the
killing." (Hunt, A9) My purpose is to inform that President Truman was right to drop the
bomb. After the bomb was dropped, President Truman, "We have used it in order to shorten
the agony of war, in order to save the lives of thousands and thousands of young
Americans. We shall continue to use it until we completely destroy Japan's power to make
war." If the Allies invaded mainland Japan, an estimated million or more would be invading
Japan. The United States would resort to invading Japan as the last resort, knowing the
possibilities of the large amount of casualties. The casualties in war are unavoidable and
President Truman knew that the American people were basically sick and tired of the war.
Many families were torn apart because of the war and everyone wanted to stop the madness.
The atomic bomb was dropped for some political reasons as well. Most people wanted the war
to end. "They saw the Japanese as hated, cruel enemies who had brought the United States
into the war with a sneak attack on the U.S. naval fleet in Pearl Harbor and slaughtered
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