swelled with patriotism and need for vengeance; a need to show our might and ensure the Japanese knew exactly what they had gotten themselves into (Associated Press, 2001). We joinedWWII in 1941 to avenge the lives lost on American soil, we fought hard and despite our best efforts, Japan fiercely refused to surrender; after much deliberation we decided to attempt something that no other country had dared attempt before, we decided to utilize nuclear warfare against the Japanese. As a result of numerous unsuccessful attempts made by the United States ofAmerica to get Japan to willingly surrender, the U.S. government and the U.S. military had no other recourse than to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to force Japan’s unconditional surrender, thus ending World War II. I plan to used my collection of primary and secondary sources to prove that the United States government and the United States military collaborated with the scientist involved in the construction of the atomic bomb to devise a strategy to drop the bomb and to determine if it was really ready to be used in modern warfare. I will also prove that the men and women belonging to the Manhattan Project as well as the U.S.
Project 25government agreed that dropping the atomic bomb was the most economical way to end the war and cause Japan to issue it unconditional surrender.