Because japans forces were already weak at the time

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because Japan’s forces were already weak at the time and Germany and Italy had already fallen. The U.S. knew the effects of the bombs but still chose to use them against Japan when they could have used various regular bombs. As General H.H. Arnold explained, “Accordingly, it always appeared to us that, atomic bomb or no atomic bomb, the Japanese were already on the verge of collapse” because the U.S. military had already destroyed most of the Japanese industries and limited incoming cargoes of critical items. Besides Japan losing their allies and having their resources limited, they were already less advanced in weapons than the U.S. so they were at a disadvantage.
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The use of the atomic bomb was also unjust because it affected the lives of many innocent civilians. Many of the hundreds of thousands that died due to the bombs were civilians and non-Japanese militia. As the Nippo Times explained about the U.S.’s actions, “What more barbarous atrocity can there be than to wipe out at one stroke the population of a whole city without distinction –men, women, and children; the aged, the weak, the infirm; those in positions of authority, and those with no power at all; all snuffed out without being given a chance of lifting even a finger in their defense or defiance!” The Japanese were not the only ones killed in the bombings but also many prisoners of war from other nations and also visitors who were there at the time.
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