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The Enola Gay an American plane dropped two Atomic Bombs the first one on the 6th of August on Hiroshima, then the second on Nagasaki three days later.

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What was Japan's reason for surrender.?

The explosions from two atomic bombs caused Japan to surrender.


Why didn't japan surrender to president Truman in World War 2?

Japan Did surrender to the USA, and President Harry Truman, after two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, (and after Russia declared war on Japan). Japan did not want to surrender, because their samurai code said it was better to die instead of to surrender. It was after they were bombed with nuclear weapons (and after Russia attacked the Japanese forces in Manchuria), that Japan finally decided to surrender.


What was the last axis power to surrender?

The last Axis power to surrender in World War II was Japan. Hostilities ceased with the public announcement of Japan's surrender on August 15, 1945. Japan's formal surrender occurred on September 2, 1945.


How long did it take for japan to surrender after nagasaki?

Inmediately surrender.


When did all the enemies surrender?

General Douglas MacArthur accepted the surrender of Japan on 2nd of Sept. 1945, in Tokyo Bay. Japan was the last to surrender among the Axis.


What action did the allies have to do for the Japanese to surrender?

The us bombed two cities in japan, then they helped japan reconstrust after japans surrender


What events eventually forced japan to surrender?

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, finally caused Japan to surrender.


Why did you atomic bomb Japan?

because japan was not ready to surrender.


What is the bombing in Japan?

It was the measure to make Japan surrender in ww2.


What led to the surrender of japan in august 1945?

Russia was ready to invade Japan at the time the two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan. This motivated Emperor Hirohito to surrender.


Who accepted the surrender of japan in 1945?

General McArthur and several Admirals in the Navy accepted the surrender of Japan and they signed the surrender documents with the Japanese officials on one of the US naval ships.


What happened after nagasaki?

The surrender of Japan.


How important a factor was the atomic bomb in the decision to surrender?

Japan was in total disaster after the atomic bombs and Japan had no remedy what so ever. They had to surrender.


What did the US government fear about Japan which led to the decision to use atomic bombs?

Japan would not surrender prolonging on the war


How did the US cause Japan to surrender?

By dropping the A-bomb on Hiroshima, japan.


Why did the Americans throw the nuclear bomb on Japan?

because japan refused to surrender so the Americans thought they could make japan surrender by dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki


What bomb was used for US to surrender?

No, it was used for US so Japan would surrender.


How did World War 2 end for japan?

The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was the written agreement that enabled the Surrender of Japan, ending World War II.


Why did Japan surrender to the Chinese?

Japan had the surender to China because of the Potsdam Declaration. On July 26, the United States, Britain and China released the Potsdam Declaration announcing the terms for Japan's surrender, with the warning, "We will not deviate from them. There are no alternatives. We shall brook no delay." For Japan, the terms of the declaration specified. Under the Potsdam Declaration, Japan Surrender to the US,Japan and China.


Where did japan surrender after the dropping of the atomic bombs?

The formal surrender in September was in Tokyo Harbor. They had agreed informally to surrender on August 14.


When did the states ask the Japanese to surrender before bombing japan?

The United States called for a surrender of Japan in the Potsdam Declaration on July 26, 1945, threatening Japan with "prompt and utter destruction".


If japan heard about the bomb early would they surrender?

Let's ask Japan.


Did the atomic bombs force japan to surrender?

they didn't force them but the atomic bombs aided their surrender


What date did japan surrender on?

August 15,1945.


What reaction did Japan have about the bombing of Nagasaki?

Surrender.