Atomic Bomb

Atomic Bomb - -Question of bombs o Use never really...

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Atomic Bomb Purposes - end the war o in victory is utter defeat of enemy - diplomatic effects (external) o Japan o Russia (USSR) - Political effects (internal) o Save American lives o Being held accountable for what we did/didn’t do - Psych o Idea that war is now too horrible-no more war - Almost all associated with project for its use
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Unformatted text preview: -Question of bombs o Use never really discusses Who would it be used on? Japan? Germany? o Use assumed—just questions of when -War already by definition brutal, immoral, inhumane, etc. -Effect on Japan’s “will to fight” o What could the bomb actually do? Other info about bomb -overwhelming support...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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