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They were at war with each other and, to my knowledge they did not bomb the Japanese mainland only where Japanese troops were based, New Guinea for example.

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No, dropping the bombs caused the Japanese to surrender.


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When the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the action brought about the surrender of Japan, and the end of World War II. The decision to drop the bombs was ordered by President Harry S. Truman.


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What 2 cities did the US drop atomic bombs on that finally led to the Japanese surrender?

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Why may it have been a bad idea to drop the Atomic bombs on Japan?

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Who decided to drop the atomic bomb?

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