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the bombings. I found this to be interesting and a great way to see differing viewpoints withintwo secondary sources. Add to Understanding:My primary sources add to my understanding of the topic of why the atomic bombs weredropped because they give me a firsthand account of the historical events. They provide medetails of how history was written through the eyes of the survivors, military and governmentwhich helps me to understand my topic better than my secondary sources. My primary sourcesexplain to me the significance of why they were written and the difficult decisions that needed tobe made to help end World War II. I can feel the emotions and struggles that were worked out inthe firsthand accounts of the events that led up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Introduction:The Atomic Bomb describes the theory behind who should control the atomic bomb, whoshould know its secrets, and who should know how it is built while also exploring the creation ofa single world government. “There are those who seem to believe that the manufacture of thebomb cannot be kept an American secret-practically all the scientist, apparently the BritishGovernment, the CIO, and others-and who advocate “internationalizing” the process and seem tothink that the Security Council of the UNO as transferee constitutes such an international organ.”(Borchard, 1946, p. 161, para. 4.). However, president Truman and military authorities believe
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