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Atomic Bombs

During the world wars why would people want to use atomic bombs?


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June 14, 2007 3:00PM

The atomic weaponshaveonly been used twice. Both in WWII in 1945 by the USA. They wereused because theplanned invasion of the Japanese mainland by the allieswas calculated to have possibly amillion plusallied casualties.