The American answer at the time was "no" because it shortened the war, a war which they had not started, thus saving many lives. But many would say "yes" because:
1) Horrendous civilian suffering resulted from it.
2) It put, and puts to this day, America in an invidious position as the only country in the world to have deliberately inflicted atomic weapons on their fellow human beings. This is not good news for America at a time when its reputation internationally is already, for many people, that of a murderous and unscrupulous bully.
They used bomber planes.
because japan refused to surrender so the Americans thought they could make japan surrender by dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
They dropped the atomic bomb in WWII, because America wanted to defeat Japan. Japan surrendered, leaving the Americans victorious
To end World War II.
No, it was not justified to drop an atomic bomb on Japan
It wasn't exactly wrong to drop the atomic bomb an Japan because it ended the war that had been going on for a long time before the dropping. It was regrettable that so many Japanese lives were lost, but it was for a reasonably good cause: to end the war. Formal enuf 4 ya?
The Americans were ready to invade Japan when the bomb was used, and it was used to "save American lives."
because the Americans dropped it there to end the war
Most people don't think so.
It didn't. Japan existed long before the atomic bomb
The Americans attacked both countries during the War. In regards to the atomic bomb; the German government was defeated before the bomb was finished being made. Japan refused to surrender, so the bomb was dropped.
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 there wish, and stopped the war with the atomic bomb in 1945.
The first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan ; another on Nagasaki, Japan, 3 days later.
Harry s. truman approved the dropping of an atomic bomb on japan.
The city in Japan where the first atomic bomb was dropped was Hiroshima.
The US dropped the atomic bomb onto Japan on August 1945.
the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on japan to save millions of American lives that would have been lost in the invasion of mainland japan
Most Americans thinks so.
The Americans when they made Japan surrender by dropping the Atomic Bomb
Japan had started the war by declaring peace to the Americans then bombing them despite their announcement of peace. They did not surrender nor did they have any intentions of surrenduring prior to the atomic bomb.
The second use of the atomic bomb was at Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945.
Japan was negotiatin with the Soviet Union as the first atomic bomb was dropped.