Hiroshima Bombing Persuasive Essay

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Devastation, destruction, terror, and straight up fear, is what people would’ve seen if they visited Nagasaki or Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped on those cities. The number of scientists who were involved in the development of the atomic bomb is unbelievable. The bombs were very unique objects, whether it was the size of the bomb, or even the amount of explosives inside. The names of the atomic bombs will forever be remembered for the chaos they brought to Japan. The decision to drop the bombs was one of the most difficult things President Truman had to do during his Presidency. Japan would remember the tragic dates and the aftermath it brought. People can only imagine what the inventors of the atomic bomb felt; they created such…show more content…
President Truman announced the first bomb to be dropped at 10:30 am on August 6th, 1945 (“The Atomic Bomb & End of WWII” 1). In Hiroshima 90,000-166,000 people died, and in Nagasaki 60,000-80,000 died (“Atomic Bomb” 1). From both of the bomb dropped in each town only some building remained standing simply for the reason that they were reinforced by concrete (1). Out of all the survivors Eizo Nomura was the closest known survivor of the bomb, he was 560 feet away from where the bomb hit (1). It was hard for people to believe this guy survived, although he was in a reinforced building its still amazing that he managed to survive. Among the survivors they discovered long term effects like leukemia and infertility (“The A-Bombs Invisible Offspring” 1). One of things that happened from the bomb is that the radiation changed the shape and color of some plants and also tinted some human skin and formed huge lumps of scar tissue called keloids (1). Some of the victims that survived ended up dying from keloids. More than after a year the bomb was dropped 50-65 ships in the area of radiation were contaminated and unable to ever be manned again (1). The Little Boy and Fat Boy were the largest bombs to ever be dropped in

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