Hiroshima And Nagasaki Persuasive Essay

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The dropping of the atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were inevitable. When faced with the dilemma of sacrificing many foreign, innocent lives in order to save millions of American lives; the United States made the right decision. Nowadays people speculate over whether or not the United States was justified in dropping the bombs. People can ponder over what ifs all they want, but the end result was just the one that the States wanted, an unconditional surrender of Japan. Offerings had already been made to this extremist country, yet they were set in their ways and had the audacity to believe that they were superior to the United States. The Japanese only understood force and they got exactly what they asked for. Dropping the bomb was the only solution that would end the war, force the Japanese to surrender, and save the most American and Japanese lives.…show more content…
The United States wanted to save money and millions of lives, both Japanese and American. Japan had no regard for the lives of their citizens and was planning to turn their whole island into a fortress. Indeed, America had other alternatives to dropping the atom bombs, yet it wasn’t guaranteed that the Japanese would surrender. American generals and soldiers were facing a relentless enemy who would rather commit suicide than be captured. Even when the odds were against them, the Japanese were to prideful to submit. The Manhattan project was already underway and was deemed the best option that the U.S. should move forward with. Force was the only language that the Japanese understood (besides
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