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The Atomic BombWas it Necessary August 6th 1945 700000 lives were ended in a matter of seconds The United States had dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima Today many argue whether or not the US should have taken such a drastic measure Was it entirely necessary that we drop such a devastating weapon To answer that first we must look at was going on in the world at the time of the conflict The US had been fighting a massive war since 1941 Moral was most likely low and resources were at the same level as moral Still both sides continued to fight and both were determined to win Obviously the best thing that could have possibly happened would have been to bring the war to a quick end with a minimum of allied casualties Harry Trumans decision to drop the atomic bomb was entirely warranted and was in the best interest of Americans and the world Three factors should be considered to fully realize this First what would have happened should we have not dropped the bomb Would WWII have ended shortly afterwards without nuclear arms-not likely Secondly we must consider the Japanese peoples extreme dedication to their country and emperor willing to give up their own lives without thinking to stop the enemy Lastly the morality of nuclear bombing must be explored While many may argue against the use of such a seemingly cruel form of attack was unnecessary it is obvious that the atomic bomb was the only means to an end of WWII What would have happened had the A-bomb not been used The most obvious answer is that he war would have continued US forces therefore would have had to invade the home island of Japan It is hard to imagine the number of additional casualties we would have incurred had a Japanese land war been necessary Also our forces would not only
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