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Hiroshima

Summary: A personal essay of why the bombing of Hiroshima was necessary.

Towards the end of World War II, one of the most controversial and significant events occurred that changed the course of the world. On August 6th, 1945, the United States military dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, with the intent of complete destruction. The bomb was constructed secretly under the Manhattan Project, an effort by the U.S. with the assistance of the United Kingdom and Canada, to help with the first major nuclear weapon. The decision, made by President Harry S. Truman, was fueled mainly through the idea that this would bring the war to a final end. This drastic action made by the United States resulted in the immediate deaths of 80,000 civilians, and more short after. (Encyclopedia- Wikipedia) Though this seems unjustified, dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima was a necessary action shown by many reasons. This bomb would bring the war to...

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