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Army Air Force begins preparations for dropping the Atomic Bomb by establishing the 509th Composite Group to operate the B-29s that will deliver the bomb.
Opposing Views Of The Atomic Bomb Essay - Реферат
Japan rejected to surrender, so they were threatened with "prompt and destruction"
General Douglas MacArthur favored the conventional bombing of Japan already in effect and following up with massive invasion, called "Operation Downfall"
We did not know for sure if the Japanese would surrender, because we had to get them out of caves in the pacific islands because they would not surrender
Dropping this bomb did save American lives
The war would be prolonged if it wasn't for this bomb
An atomic bomb is a weapon, and we were in war.
The United States was justified in dropping an atomic bomb on Japan's, Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the Second World War because it was beneficial to the U.S, retaliation and end the war faster.
Was the United States justified in dropping the atomic bomb
Primary source account of an atomic test in NV (page 164)
Discusses the first atomic test at the Trinity site & related topics
A REPORT TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR, JUNE 1945 posted by the Federation of American Scientists
Whoever develops the bomb first ...
First British Atomic Bomb Test | History Today
Colonized by Spain, the land that is now New Mexico became U.S. territory as part oft he Gadsen Purchase in 1853, though New Mexico did not become a U.S. state until 1912. During World War II, New Mexico was the site of the top-secret Manhattan Project, in which top U.S. scientists raced to create the first atomic bomb, which was tested at the Trinity Bomb site, near Alamagordo, on July 16, 1945. In 1947, Roswell, New Mexico, became a topic of speculation about extraterrestrial life when a local farmer discovered unidentified debris on his property, which some believed was the remains of a crashed alien spacecraft. Visitors to New Mexico frequent attractions like the Very Large Array telescope in Socorro and the historic city of Santa Fe, which artist Georgia O’Keeffe famously called home.
Britain's first atomic bomb was detonated on October 3rd, 1952.
Article reviews the 14 year "state of war" in Japan
Asia for Educators, Columbia University - Primary source documents
posted by , an Asian Pacific e-journal, posted July 23, 2007.
from the Center for Strategic and International Studies
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