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Was the atomic bombing of Hiroshima justified?
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The bombing of Hiroshima
The movie "Hiroshima" documented the entire process of the Atom bomb attacks on the largest island of Japan in August 6th, 1945. Although there are many scenes in this movie which shows that Hiroshima is a military city with a lot of solders and a huge number of military industries, Hiroshima had also thousands of civilians who were actually the major victims of that attack. Those people's fates just changed in few seconds and even the survivors also experienced through a hell-like environment which is hard to image for everyone else. This movie makes me change my opinion on this event from 'the attack is justified' to 'the attack is reasonable, but not necessary'.
Based on the aspect of the interests of US, it is reasonable and justified to drop the A-bombs in Japan. The strategic bombing campaign significantly shortened the length of the World War II. This Strategy not only saved the lives of thousands of American solders by not repeating the battle of Peleliu and Iwo Jima, but also saved a huge number of lives of Japanese army and civilians because many of them are ready to be scarified if US planned to
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