on your shoulders that will be there for your entire life. 90,000 people were killed in the bombings of Japan. When the Soviet Union would have declared war on Japan, they would have surrendered anyways, so there was no need for a bomb. The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were wiped out because of the atomic bomb. Their economy was destroyed and it took them years upon years to rebuild. 3. Should the atomic bomb have been used on Japan? Why or why not? Support your claim with evidence from the lesson. Answer: In the end, the atomic bombs should have never been dropped on Japan. 90,000 people were killed in the bombings, and Hiroshima and Nagasaki were wiped out because of it. There were thousands of innocent people that were killed because of the bombings. People that didn’t do anything and were just living their lives. When the Soviet Union would have joined the war Japan would most likely have surrendered. There was no need to be impatient and drop a bomb on them. Japan’s economy was completely destroyed and they probably spent billions trying to rebuild Hiroshima and Nagasaki. So, there was no need at all to drop two bombs on Japan, at all. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were wiped out because of the atomic bomb.
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- Fall '19
- World War II, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki