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The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Were the Right Course of Action to Take War is an inevitable part of life whether its a mere confrontation or an all out battle During large scale wars people will die from soldiers to innocent bystanders On August 6 1945 Truman had to make a decision if he was going to sacrifice many allied powers lives or 2 cities in Japan In the end he made the right decision He made the decision to drop the Atomic Bomb World War 2 was a technological war Aircraft were now more maneuverable and could fly further without having to refuel Secretly a new bomb was being created in which the world could barely imagine the destructive force it possessed Albert Einstein speculated that enormous energy might be released if atoms could be split in a certain way With this said President Roosevelt set forth the Manhattan Project The Manhattan Project developed into one of the largest and greatest engineering projects of all time It involved the building of 37 installations in the United States and Canada With the Atomic Bomb made America had the upper hand Truman offered Japan an unconditional surrender Japan refused The only alternative to the use of the atomic bomb Churchill claimed would have been to sacrifice a million America and a quarter million British lives in desperate battles and massacres of an invasion of Japan Alperovitz 371 Trumans final decision came down to two main reasons Truman assumed invading Japan would result in high casualty figures estimating half million lives when in reality it would take far less The Joint War Plans Committee gave the following estimates of casualties based on Southern Kyusha followed by Tokyo Plain KilledWoundedMissingTotal Southern Kyusha400001500003500193500 Followed by Tokyo Plain On June 18 General Douglas MacArthur concurred with the Joint War Plans Committees low estimates In a memo Urgent from General MacArthur to General Marshall which
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