Were the US and Japan in the cold war?
the US is most responsible for the quick rebuilding of Japan Japan and the US were very close in the cold war and still are
The cold war caused the Vietnam War. The Atom Bomb created the cold war. If there had been no atomic bombs, there would have been no cold war. If there had been no cold war, the US may not have been involved in Vietnam in the first place. If the US had been involved, the US would have declared (total) war and defeated North Vietnam just like the US (allies) defeated Japan/Germany in WW2.
No nation dropped an atomic weapon during the cold war. The cold war is not the same as World War 2. Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan by the US at the end of World War 2. The cold war is called 'cold' because it was not an actual armed conflict. It was a period marked by a conflict of ideologies, propaganda and fear.
Both Germany & Japan were restricted on their armed forces, rebuilt with US aid, and in the case of Germany; divided between the Soviets and the Free World. Both Germany & Japan were "rebuilt" to support the US/NATO Forces for the cold war; Japan was rebuilt to support the war effort during the Korean War (1950-1953). During the Korean War, All serious repairs for Jets, Warships, Artillery, Tanks, etc. were performed in Japan. As well…