Essay – Nuclear War and Weaponry

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I am 16 years of age and still have a lot to learn and to get through. However, I am still aware of the world’s first atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. My years of adolescence in school and also the surrounding of the general public has helped me acknowledge the horrific inci ... Continue Reading

Manhattan Projects

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What is an atomic bomb? The answer is a bomb whose violent explosive power is due to the sudden release of atomic energy resulting from the splitting of nuclei of a heavy chemical element by neutrons in a very rapid chain reaction. The Manhattan Project produced “Little Man” and “Fat Manâ ... Continue Reading

Atomic Bomb

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On the morning of August 6th, 1945, a B-29 "Flying Fortress" named the Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb called "Little Boy" on the Japanese industrial city of Hiroshima. Three days later a second bomb called "Fat Man" was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. 70,000 lives were claimed with th ... Continue Reading

Atomic bomb

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On August 6th, 1945, the world began a new age, the nuclear age. At 8:16, that morning, we got the loud power of our self-destruction. That was the Hiroshima bombing. Some days after, on August 9th, we got a new demonstration of our death power with Nagasaki. The catastrophe of the atomic bombs dro ... Continue Reading

The Manhattan Project – Mass Murder or The Path to World Pea

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Leaving an impact of epic proportions, the bombs of The Manhattan Project have left scars on Japan and the world to this very day. Never before had one country demonstrated such superior technology, such superior power. Never before had any nation almost completely incinerated an opposing nation, ... Continue Reading

Rain of Ruin and Hiroshima

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In the New York Times there was a article "First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Japan; Missile Is Equal to 20,000 Tons of TNT; Truman Warns Foe of a Rain of Ruin" by author Sidney Shalett that is closely related to the book "Hiroshima" by John Hersey. There are a few comparisons and contrasts between t ... Continue Reading

Hiroshima: The Spark that Lit the World – Was It Really Nece

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Can you imagine a device, the size of a small Volkswagen, that could destroy an entire city, kill more than 100,000 people, and leave a location almost inhabitable for 50 years to come? The Hiroshima Bombing, as it is called, happened on August 6th, 1945, and it was when the United States first rele ... Continue Reading

The Manhattan Project 2

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On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They we ... Continue Reading

Whas It Necessary To Drop Tha A-bomb?

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In 1945, August 6th the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped on the City of Hiroshima in Japan. A U.S. B-29 bomber dropped the bomb that killed nearly 150,000 people; those who had not been killed wish they were dead as they laid in agony from burns. More than 10 sq km/4 sq m ... Continue Reading


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On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomb entitled Enola Gay soared over the industrialized city of Hiroshima, Japan and released the first atomic bomb; killing approximately eighty thousand citizens. Sixty percent of Hiroshima was destroyed. A second atomic bomb entitled Fat Man wa ... Continue Reading

Atomic bomb

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On October 11, 1939 a letter was given to President Franklin Roosevelt from Germanys physicists Szilard and Einstein. They informed him that nazi Germany was undergoing massive research into the refinement of uranium, and that it was intended for use in an atomic bomb. ... Continue Reading

Manhatten Project

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On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an extraordinary as ... Continue Reading

Atomic Bomb

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On August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb, "little boy" on Hiroshima, Japan. Hiroshima had been almost eradicated with an estimated 70-80,000 people killed. Three days later, a second, more powerful bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing over 100,000 ... Continue Reading


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Technology is a great thing, it aids man in the exploration of the universe, and himself. But there are times when technology can be the greatest downfall of man. One such time was when the creation of the nuclear bomb. Which was to be used in the Was in efforts to end it. ... Continue Reading

Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

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On August 8th, 1945 at 8:16:02A.M., the first atomic bomb was used for aggressive reasons. (Grant, R.G., "Hiroshima and Nagasaki", 1998, p. 42.) This great weapon of mass destruction had clearly decimated the city in which the bomb was dropped upon – Hiroshima. Only rubble had remained after the ... Continue Reading

Autumn Gardening

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The dust cleared presenting a scene of mass destruction. Debris and piles of concreted replaced the once powerful city of Hiroshima. In the story “Autumn Gardening” by Siu Wai Anderson, the main character Mariko is battling with her emotions from her devastating expe ... Continue Reading

President Truman's Big Decision - The Atomic Bomb

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In the spring of 1945, American forces continued to fight Japan in the Second World War. Germany had already succumbed, with the help of several unexpected Red Army victories on the eastern battlegrounds. The never-say-die Japanese showed no signs of surrendering any time soon. Choosing to fight unt ... Continue Reading

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Japan

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When the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima on Aug. 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a flash. To the American people who were weary from the long and brutal war, such a drastic measure seemed a necessary, even righteous way to end the madness that was World War ... Continue Reading


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There were many factors that led up to the dropping of the atomic bomb. There were two different types of atomic bombs dropped; a uranium type bomb in Hiroshima and a plutonium type in Nagasaki. The development of non-traditional warfare with the use of the atomic bomb has had some physical effects ... Continue Reading


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On July 16, 1945, a brilliant flash on a quiet reach of desert in Alamogordo New Mexico changed the world; the Nuclear Age began. On that day civilization took a long step towards its own passing. Just three weeks after the leading test on august 6, a second atomic bomb was detonated, this time over ... Continue Reading


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The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a tragic but necessary event. Japan basically pulled the United States into World War 2. Many Americans were furious with Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The president at the time, Franklin D. Roos ... Continue Reading

Shatterer of Worlds

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“The white scar I saw on Emiko’s small, fine-boned hand was a tiny metaphor, a faint but eloquent reminder of the scar on humanity’s conscience.” Kildare Dobbs reminds us of humanity’s biggest mistakes but also warns us of our greatest danger; “a modern thermonuclear weapon [is] upwards ... Continue Reading


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Did you know that the most awesome power known comes from the smallest piece of matter know to man? The hydrogen bomb, the largest explosion ever created. The equivalent of 10 hundred thousand tons of TNT (10 megatons). The hydrogen bomb is known for its great power and is dreaded by many for ... Continue Reading

The Atom Bomb

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The atomic bomb is a powerful, explosive nuclear weapon. It is fueled by the fission of the nuclei of specific amounts of plutonium or uranium, in a chain reaction. The strength of the explosion created by one of these bombs is equal to the strength of an explosion created by thousands of tons of TN ... Continue Reading

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the untold story Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the untold story On August 6th 1945, the first Atomic Bomb, “Little Boy,” was dropped on Hiroshima, and three days later on August 9th 1945, the second atomic bomb, “Fat Man,” was dropped on Nagasaki, ... Continue Reading