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Melissa LescouflairHIS/165September 15, 2015The decision of President Truman of dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima andNagasaki is the big controversial topic of debate. It was the first time in the history that nuclearweapon was used and none was having the idea of the disaster that could be caused due to theuse of these weapons. This was the major incident in the history of destruction as its aftermathsare still observed after many years of war. The decision was incorrect on ethical and moralgrounds as it resulted in long term damage. The decision of the president to use nuclear weapon was wrong as civilians were affectedat the large scale and war is the matter of the military and civilians are there to support. Underthe international laws of war in Hague Conventions of 1907, targeting civilians were notallowed, the activities of war fare needs to be limited only to the military targets and thebombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was against this Hague convention. Although, the bombing