What was the effect on japan from the atomic bombs?
The death rate was catastrophic! It left many Japanese people with severe burns to their bodies and radiation poisoning which still continues in the genes to this day. The initial bomb blew things apart, but there was great silence, then the cloud appeared and fire exploded. It was so sudden that there were imprints of bodies all over the place (evaporated.) The land was rendered useless because of the radiation. It amazed me that after such a horrific thing happening that the Japanese built up Hiroshima and Nagasaki so quickly. Still, to this day there are many birth defects created by the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. Not something one should be proud of!
Japan refused to surrender. Japan did not believe in surrender, and hated people who did surrender instead of dying to the last person. Pres. Truman dropped two atomic bombs on Japan and Japan surrendered. It was either two atomic bombs or invasion of Japan. Invasion of Japan would mean that the war would last another year and kill a lot more people than the atomic bombs did. Japan surrendered after Nagasaki was bombed, not after…
Japan refused to surrender, because, it was against their national policy to surrender. Pres. Truman ordered the dropping of two atomic bombs and Japan surrendered. It was either two atomic bombs or invasion of Japan. Invasion of Japan would have made the war last another year, and killed a lot more people than the atomic bombs did.