Was the Bombing of Japan Justified?

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In this essay the bombing of Japan by the US will be analysed and justified in my personal opinion. The bombs dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 9th 1945 and August 8th 1945 was completely necessary. The result of the atomic bomb being dropped meant that it ended the devastating Second World War, Japan learnt the error of its ways: they were barbaric and cruel to the allied prisoners they had captured; they did not follow the Geneva Convention. Also it ended many other conflicts with Japan. On August 9, 1945, President Harry Truman decided to drop and atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. A few days later, this resulted in Japan surrendering and World War II ending. So, the United States dropping the atomic bomb resulted in efficiently ending the war and saving more lives. If we didn’t drop those bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a full-scale invasion would’ve been necessary and in result, more lives would’ve been lost as the Japanese never surrender. Another thing that I believe is if that if America didn't drop the bomb on Japan, they could have, The Americans would have lost many more troops; they could have been weakened in the sense of that their military could have been reduced drastically. The army estimated that it would have cost the United States from anyway between five hundred thousand to one million soldiers' lives to mount a successful full scale invasion of Japan. Instead of that many American lives, the bombs utterly destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On December 7th, 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked and bombed by Japanese pilots without warning. Over 2,000 dead, about 150 destroyed planes and a crippled Pacific Fleet that included battleships. To avenge all those American lives, USA launched the greatest and most lethal weapon created at that time to the murdering of Japan. After Pearl Harbor, they had to be shown the error of their ways by
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