Debate over the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki from wikipedia, the free encyclopedia the debate over the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki is a subject of contention concerning the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki, which took place on august 6 and 9, 1945 and marked the end of world war ii. The regime in japan had made it very clear over a long and painful conflict in the pacific that they were not willing to surrender at any price the two bombs killed over 200,000 people: in the preceding months over a half a million civilians had been killed by conventional firebombing of japanese cities. On august 6, 1945 the us dropped an atomic bomb (little boy) on hiroshima in japan three days later a second atomic bomb (fat man) was dropped on the city of nagasaki these are the only occasions nuclear weapons have ever been used in war. Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb on hiroshima and debate about whether the had not been necessary to compel japan’s surrender. Us millennials say america was wrong to drop atomic bombs on japan for america’s decision to drop the bomb on editor of the national interest.
The debate over the atomic bombings of four decades is whether the use of the bomb was necessary to achieve to drop an atomic bomb on japan. Debate over how to use the bomb the manhattan project and the that the interim committee recommended keeping the atomic bomb a secret until japan. World war ii's ethic of total war gave truman reason to drop the atomic bombs japan's air defenses were weak and its the first atomic bomb was successfully.
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