What were the long term effects of the atomic bombs on the people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

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Within the first two to four months of the bombings, the acute effects killed 90,000-166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000-80,000 in Nagasaki,[1] with roughly half of the deaths in each city occurring on the first day.Within the first two to four months of the bombings, the acute effects killed 90,000-166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000-80,000 in Nagasaki,[1] with roughly half of the deaths in each city occurring on the first day.
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Why were Hiroshima and Nagasaki chosen for the atomic bombings?

Answer . \nThe Japanese refused to surrender so Truman thought it was necessary to bomb Hiroshime. After the Japanese still hadn't surrendered, Nagasaki was bombed, forcing Japan to admit defeat because their war effort could not continue to succeed after the attack

What were the effects of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The physical effects were the near complete destruction of a large area, and death or injury to the populace, military and civilian alike. Practically all of Hiroshima was reduced to rubble, and a large part of Nagasaki. The two bombs devastated lightly constructed residential buildings, and the (MORE)

What is the legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bomb?

Many self-serving reasons have been advanced for justifying Truman's decision, such as the objective of saving the lives of American soldiers by shortening the war in the Pacific and avoiding a military invasion of Japan with a quick Japanese surrender. That surrender came on August 14, 1945 and it (MORE)

What were the after effects of the bombing of hiroshima and nagasaki?

When Japan was occupied by the US, scientists and military analysts found that nuclear fallout posed a major threat to people and animals. However, the persistence of the problem was not realized for several years. Radioactivity from fallout contributed to radiation sickness among the bomb survivors (MORE)

Why did the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki happen?

Japan and the US were at war, Japan having attacked the US and Great Britain. After 4 years of war, the Allies had pushed the Japanese back to the home islands, and were looking at the prospect of having to invade the Japanese homeland, with an estimated death toll of 1 million Allied servicemen. Ja (MORE)

What were the effects of the atomic bomb on the people in nagasaki?

Buildings collapsed. Electrical systems were shorted. A wave of secondary fires resulted, adding to their holocaust. Flash burns from primary heat waves caused most of the casualties to inhabitants. Others were burned when their homes burst into flame. Flying debris caused many injuries. A fire st (MORE)

Was the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justifiable?

One View: According to President Truman and most of the civilians at the time, it was. Another View: Morality in War: While protesters bring about issues of morality, the fact remains that WWII itself was caused by immoral desires to expand empires (and kill all nay-sayers) and to establi (MORE)

What were the after effects of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings?

According to the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the population in Japan in October 1940 was estimated to be 73,114,308; in November 1945 the population was estimated at 71,998,104. Japan was visibly a thriving country that was hit very hard by the bombing.

What were theNames of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

"Little Boy" was the codename of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 by the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets of the 393d Bombardment Squadron, Heavy, of the United States Army Air Forces."Fat Man" is the codename for the atomic bomb that was det (MORE)

Who dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The US Army Air Force dropped atomic bombs on the two Japanese cities, as ordered by then-President of the US, Harry S. Truman. During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the US conducted two atomic bombings against Japan, on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The bombs were built in the (MORE)

How were the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki built?

During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against Japan in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against Japan in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasak (MORE)

Arguyments for Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

At the end of World War II, few questioned Truman's decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most Americans accepted the obvious reasoning: the atomic bombings brought the war to a more timely end. They did not have a problem with over one hundred thousand of the enemy being kill (MORE)

When did the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki start?

By executive order of President Harry S. Truman the U.S. dropped the nuclear weapon "Little Boy" on the city of Hiroshima on Monday, August 6, 1945, followed by the detonation of "Fat Man" over Nagasaki on August 9. These are the only attacks with nuclear weapons in the history of warfare.

What killed more people in Japan: regular bombings or the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The regular bombings of Tokyo killed just as many people as the atomic bombs. The use of the atomic bombs were to motivate the Japanese populous to demand the Emperor and the Military stop the war. The Japanese did realize the US had weapon superiority and could wipe out Japan. The atom bomb droppin (MORE)

What were the alternatives to the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The alternative to the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was Operation Downfall, which was basically a D-day like invasion by the United States on Japan. The operation had two parts: Operation Olympic and Operation Coronet. Set to begin in October 1945, Operation Olympic was intended to c (MORE)

What was the outcome in the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki?

On August 6, 1945, at 9:15 AM Tokyo time, a B-29 plane, the "Enola Gay" piloted by Paul W. Tibbets, dropped a uranium atomic bomb, code named "Little Boy" on Hiroshima, Japan's seventh largest city. In minutes, half of the city vanished. According to U.S. estimates, 60,000 to 70,000 people were kill (MORE)

What are details about the atomic bombing of hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Having found the [atomic] bomb we have used it. We have used it against those who attacked us without warning at Pearl Harbor, against those who have starved and beaten and executed American prisoners of war, against those who have abandoned all pretense of obeying international laws of warfare. We (MORE)

What was the importance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

That's a very good question, this bombing was just a single bomb, not 300,000,000! The U.S hoped that the Japanese would be so horrified by the blast of the bomb that they would think that the U.S would bring all of Japan to the ground. This was not the only problem for the Japanese; the U.S forces (MORE)

What were three of the immediate effects on the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bombings?

The immedita efftec was death. But this cause much illness... Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma, Nervous system tumors and their response relation were observed for all solid nodules, adenoma, and nodules without histological diagnosis, autoimmune hypothyroidism, stomach tumors and breast di (MORE)

What does Uranium have to do with the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atom Bombs?

While both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atom bombs produced explosions via atomic fission, they were designed to do it differently. The first bomb dropped was "Little Boy", which was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. This bomb derived its explosive power from the nuclear fission of 235 U (urani (MORE)