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To date, only two atomic detonations have been used in military operations against urban centers—namely, the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Do you think that atomic weapons will eventually be used a third time?

The United States government and military carefully considered the use of atomic weapons against Japan and, ultimately, decided to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What are some of the things that politicians and military strategists likely considered when making those decisions?

Do you think that atomic weapons are morally reprehensible? Or are they just another weapon roughly analogous to a 'big bomb' like a Molotoffano hanakago? Discuss your opinion.

After the war, many young Japanese women who suffered from keloid scars traveled to the United States to receive cosmetic surgery—with varying degrees of success. Victims disfigured by other attacks on other cities with...

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