Topic: Were the bombings by US in Japan strategically necessary and/or morally justifiable? What effects did they have?

The essay question is: “The most prudent US strategic choice for dealing with Japan in 1945 was to offer them more lenient terms for surrender, thereby keeping a useful buffer against the USSR and avoiding the use of atomic weapons.”

Do you agree?

Justify your answer.

It is important to debate the logic, morality, and efficacy of the only two uses of atomic weapons against enemy targets to date (Hiroshima and Nagasaki) – the strikes on two Japanese cities conducted by the Allies during August 1945.

Were the bombings strategically necessary and/or morally justifiable? What effects did they have?

Type of service: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Essay
Subject: Political science
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Academic level: Undergraduate
Paper format: APA
Line spacing: Double
Language style: UK English

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