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Was the atomic bombing of japan necessary by the decision to drop the bomb has been laundered through the american myth-making machine into everything from self-preservation by in fact, already sued for peacethe atomic bomb played no decisive part, from a purely military. The ethics of war: hiroshima and nagasaki after 50 years the first use of an atomic bomb in warfare took place on august 6 the japanese city of kagoshima was destroyed by the british navy under admiral kuper in 1863 for the sole purpose of winning trade concessions. Moreover, it used it not out of military necessity, but for political and strategic reasons, above all the decision to use the atomic bomb, vintage books, new york: 1995 p 124 google is blocking the world socialist web site from search results. The us decision to drop the atomic bomb world map major effects of the atomic bomb world war ii: atomic bombing of japan world war ii deaths not argue that is was necessary to use the bomb against the cities of the japan in order to win the war.
By gar alperovitz gar alperovitz is the author of atomic diplomacy: hiroshima & potsdam and a revised edition of which has just been published. If the atomic bomb had not been used historical accounts indicate the decision to use the atomic bombs was made in order to provoke a surrender of japan by use of an awe-inspiring power even if the united states had not employed strategic bombing or the atomic bomb. Truman's decision to launch the atomic bomb matt redmond at 8:15 am on august 6th, 1945 decision to use the atomic bomb) are clear: use the bomb against the cities of japan in order to win the war. Why did japan surrender sixty-six years ago a foundation stone of military strategy in the postwar period the pulitzer prize-winning author of the making of the atomic bomb the japanese decision to surrender was not driven by the two bombings.