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Hitler started world war 2 then japan got involved
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Where was Oregon shelled or bombed by Japan in World War 2?

Yes, Oregon was bombed by the Japanese in World War II. One attack occured at place called Mount Gearhart. In fact, many states were bombed by Japan. I believe the number is close to ten or more. During the Mount Gearhart attack, six people were killed. They were all killed by a "balloon bomb". The (MORE)

Why was the bombing of Japan a turning point in World War 2?

Because after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nakasaki, Japan finally surrendered. This ended the war in the Pacific Theater and because the war in Europe had already ended, WWII had ended entirely. Answer It wasn't. It was the ending point of the war, not the turning point. Another stab LtCol Ji (MORE)

Why did the US drop the atomic bombs on Japan to end World War 2?

The US wanted to end the war, and they felt the only options wereto either use the atomic bomb, or stage an invasion of mainlandJapan. The invasion of Japan called for massive numbers of troopsthat had been serving in Europe to join the forces fighting in thePacific theater. The government of Japan (MORE)

What did the atomic bomb do in World War 2?

rachid's Answer . While Allied military leaders planned for invasion, scientists offered another way to end the war. Since the early 1900s, scientists had understood that matter, made up of atoms, could be converted into pure energy. In military terms, this meant that, by splitting the atom, scie (MORE)

Is it true that japan was defenseless during world war 2 when they dropped the atomic bomb?

No, it's not. What is true is that the American planes could pretty much bomb atwill. The Japanese could have fielded an air defense had theyreally wanted to (and had a pretty good land defense force even atthat stage of the war), but they apparently considered bombing tobe "acceptable losses" comp (MORE)

Who bomb japan during the World War 2?

The United States Answer America, and it was done out of almost neccessity. when it comes to war the Japanese are a proud honourable people with thousands of years of tradition and a strict no surrender policy. during WW2 this was the case and hence America used such an excessive, life wasting, h (MORE)

How much did using the atomic bomb on japan cost for the US in World War 2?

It has been argued that the atomic bomb cost aound 2 billion dollars for the 3 bombs: 1 test bomb and the 2 actaully dropped. Almost every penny of that was spent on the industrial infrastructure needed to make the bombs. The cost of the bombs themselves was virtually negligible compared to that. 2 (MORE)

How did the bombing of japan end World War 2?

The atom bomb first dropped on Hiroshima and Japan kept on fighting. Then in the next day or so the US dropped another atom bomb on Nagasaki. Finally, Japan surrendered under the terms of the US. This was the last victory the US had after V-E day, Victory in England Day, and many others. During this (MORE)

Why was Tokyo Japan not bombed in World War 2?

Tokyo was bombed by conventional bombers. The Emperor's Palace, was off limits. If the Emperor had been killed, Japan would not have surrendered even with atomic weapons. And we did use our last two bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki (the first bomb was a test bomb in New Mexico in July 1945).. The inva (MORE)

What are the reasons against the bombing of Japan in World War 2?

Since the atomic bomb was NEW and TERRIBLE, and scared the victor as much as it did the defeated, the argument has been: Why didn't the US just demonstrate the weapon's capabilities first, then after the Japanese have witnessed it, they might consider surrendering. This was the number one option to (MORE)

When did Japan bomb Singapore during World War 2?

The Japanese attack on Singapore was swift & is an example of British military incompetance. It followed the Japanese occupation of the Malay peninsula. The British lost 2 capital ships to Japanese aircraft bombing: The Prince of Wales & Repulse. The idea that the defensive guns were 'pointing the w (MORE)

Which cities did Japan bomb during World War 2?

Pearl Harbor, Hawii ***** Yes, Pearl Harbor was the most famous of any Japanese offensive during WWII, but there were numerous other small-scale bombings not widely reported in the media. Take the Japanese balloon bombs, for example. Approximately 9,000 balloons (like weather balloons) were rel (MORE)

Who was the first to bomb japan in World War 2?

The USA managed to drop a few bombs on Tokyo from Aircraft Carrier borne B25's early in 1942 as a direct retaliation for Pearl Harbour.. The Aircraft Carrier was spotted before it was close enough and the planes had to take off much earlier and further from Japan than planned. All of the planes dro (MORE)

What was the Atomic bomb that hit Japan in World War 2 like?

Theatomic bombs where the last attacks in World War 2. A uraniumgun-type atomic bomb (Little Boy) was dropped on Hiroshima onAugust 6, 1945, followed by a plutonium implosion-type bomb (FatMan) on the city of Nagasaki on August 9. The first atomic bombever to be used in a military operation was drop (MORE)

World War 2 Japan role and the atom bombing of 2cities?

Japan fought in the pacific theater in early ww2, until the attack of pearl harbour when efforts were focused on the australians and americans. The US atom bombed Nagasaki and Hiroshima in the final weeks of the war, which was the first use of nuclear weapons in human history, the bombs used Uranium (MORE)

Where and why were the 2 atomic bombs dropped on Japan during World War II?

The first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, and the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. President Truman was advised that if the U.S. launched a full-scale invasion of mainland Japan, the the U.S. would suffer as many as a million casua (MORE)

What was the atomic bombs of World War 2?

Those were the only atomic bombs used against mankind. The one named Little boy was dropped over Hiroshima on august 6 1945. The one name Fat man was dropped over Nagasaki on august 9 1945. With those events, the war ended.

Who dropped the atomic bomb on Japan during World War 2?

The US Army Air Corp: Paul Tibbets was the pilot of the Enola Gay that carried the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima. Charles W. Sweeney was the commander of Bockscar , the B29 that dropped Fat Man on Nagasaki. Bockscar has often been mistakenly named Bock's Car, Bocks Car or Box (MORE)

What do you think of the bombing in japan during world war 2?

The bombing was a terrible thing as is all war but, at the time, it probably saved a lot more people than it killed. The Japanese are and were Avery proud people and our troops during world war two observed the incredible tenacity of the Japanese in battle even on remote islands. Our leaders at the (MORE)

Why was the atomic bomb dropped on Japan in world war 2 have so much TNT?

The bomb did not have tnt. The atomic power is measurred using tnt was the base. TNT is a unit of energy equal to 4.184 gigajoules, which is approximately the amount of energy released in the detonation of one ton of TNT, and a bomb with one kiloton has the blast compared to one ton of tnt.

Why did Japan bomb Alaska in World War 2?

Actually they bombed Hawaii. The reason is that the Americans stopped all trade with Japan because they were on the Axis side. Japan replied with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In return the Americans dropped two atom bombs on them, ending the war for good.

Was there any justification on the attack on japan with atomic bomb in world war 2?

If the Atomic Bombs had not been dropped, then the Allies would have been forced to invade Japan in the event that the Japanese government did not surrender. Due to the massive amount of propaganda that the population had been subjected to during the war, the general populace was led to believe that (MORE)

Who ordered the dropping of the atom bomb on Japan to end World War 2?

U.S. president Harry S Truman gave the order after much deliberation to drop the atom bomb on the Japanese industrial city of Hiroshima, in order to spare the United States the agony of losing over a million men (according to generals' estimates) in a land invasion of the island nation. The decision (MORE)

Was the us was justified in bombing japan in world war 2?

If you refer to the atomic bombs, that is still debated. Some think it saved American lives. Some think the Japanese were ready to surrender anyway. Some say it was a demonstration for the Soviets and the Chinese. If it was it didn't work. The Chinese and the Russians increased their efforts to get (MORE)

Why was Tokyo Japan not bombed in World War 2 with an atomic bomb?

Tokyo had already been extensively bombed in incendiary attacks which meant it would have meant "wasting" an atomic bomb on a city already heavily damaged and with much of the population already dead, homeless or evacuated to the countryside. Also, the Emperor's palace was there and the Americans wa (MORE)