How did the American military feel about the atomic bomb?
Most of the American military, and the general public, were strongly in favor of the use of the atomic bomb in World War II. The enormous casualties that would have resulted from invading Japan would certainly have exceeded anything done by the atomic bombings. A few in the military and out in the general public had strong misgivings, believing that the A-bomb made war even more horrific or perhaps ending the traditional role of the military forever.
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Answer . "It was an effective mission". "Cost effective". "Well done, good job". "Right On". Expressions of that nature were prevelant. Very few military leaders or at lea…st those quoted had reservations about the strategic value of this attack, or the potential of a political backlash about atomic intervention and introduction.
Yes because the did the bomb, and stopped the war during world war II. In Japan over thousands of people were killed, and the city was destroyed. So the Americans did ther…e wish, and stopped the war with the atomic bomb in 1945.
Most Americans did not really understand the atomic bomb, they were elated that the war was over. Some families had not seen their military family members in three or four yea…rs.
There were several military arguments for using the atomic bomb against Japan in 1945. First, this would bring about an early surrender of Japan and avoid what would probably …have been a prolonged struggle with much loss of life by US forces. Secondly, the USSR was already moving against Japan and had seized one small island (which Russia still has, even in 2013) and the US feared that Japan would become a Soviet satellite, much in the way that eastern Europe was. The Cold War began even before WW II was over. An early Japanese surrender avoided that problem.
The stated reason is "to save American lives by ending the war sooner." The real reason is to see what would happen. They could have detonated an atomic device out to sea, nea…r enough to blow Japan's mind without blowing up so many thousands of Japan's civilians. But curiosity overrode any humane qualms they had, or should have had.
depends on the scientist. some happy, some sad.
To try and weaken or scare Japan so much they would surrender. it was pretty much "Revenge for Pearl Harbor"
After making the atomic bomb, there came a threat about nuclear weapons
The first combat use of the atomic bomb was against Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August, 1945. Three days later, on 9 August, the second (and so far last) use of a nuclear weapon in …combat was made against Nagasaki, Japan.
After the a-bomb japan ha no hope. They surrendered the next day.
There were glad to end the war.
In Japan in WW2
Believe or not, they were glad that the war was over.
In Japan in WW2
To end the last and hopefully final World War. We also took over Japan's military and now own it, because we cannot ever trust them because they murdered innocent people with …a surprise attack on pearl harbor. If someone broke into your house and tried to murder your family, would you protect yourself against that so it would never happen again? well basically the United States was invaded by the Japs and it forever changed the history of the world.
In Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings
It was ok for most of them.
In Nuclear Weapons
I don't know I just what you to answer my question I am only 11 I don't know this.
In US in WW2
The Americans made it to end the war and they wanted to make itbefore Hitler made it.