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Name_____________________________ Hr.____ Nuclear Bomb Debate
Topic 1: Invade Japan Traditional military approach to forcing the surrender of an enemy military force is to invade their territory. More than a million American soldiers will take part in the invasion. The schedule calls for an attack on the southern island of Kyushu in October 1945, followed by an invasion of the main Japanese island of Honshu in March 1946. Massive bombing against the Japanese defensive positions will support both attacks. The United States military is stockpiling more bombs for the pre-invasion bombardment of Japan then we’re dropped on Germany during the entire war. The closer the Allied troops have drawn to the Japanese home islands, the more fierce the fighting has become. 4,00 American marines died capturing the tiny island of Iwo Jima. That followed by over 12,000 Topic 2: Bomb and blockade Bombing and blockading are twin methods of weakening an enemy's resolve. While blockading enemy pons to starve the opposing forces of supplies has been a traditional military strategy, the bombing of cities is something new. At the start of World War II, most nations considered the bombing of a city to be a despicable war crime. But this war has changed all that. German planes bombed Warsaw in the early fighting of 1939. The British began bombing German cities in 1940, and the Germans upped the ante with a devastating bombing campaign against London. The bombings slaughtered civilians by the thousands. In February 1945, British and American air raids on the German city of Dresden set off an inferno that killed at least

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