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Because the atomic bombs killed many more Japanese civilians than it did military personel.

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Q: Why may it have been a bad idea to drop the Atomic bombs on Japan?
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Where did the US drop atomic bombs at in japan?

the USA dropped atomic bombs in Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan


Why did america drop atomic bombs on japan?

The US and Japan had been at war for several years, Japan having started it. Japan has refused to surrender. After two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, they surrendered.


What type were the bombs did America drop on Japan?

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What cities did Japan drop the atomic bomb?

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Where in Japan did Americans drop the atomic bombs?

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What were the dates when the atom bombs were dropped in japan?

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Why did the US decide to drop two atomic bombs on china?

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Where did US drop the atomic bombs?

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Why did the Japan drop the atomic bombs on us?

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Did japan drop bomb on the us after the us dropped the atomic bombs on japan?

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The US drop the atomic bombs on Japan is it right?

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Which part of America drop the atomic bombs on japan?

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When did the Germans drop an atomic bomb on Japan?

The Germans did not drop an atomic bomb on Japan or on anyone. It was the US which dropped two atomic bombs on Japan (specifically on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki) in 1945.


What two countries did you drop two atomic bombs on?

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Where in Japan did the US drop two atomic bombs?

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What president made decision to drop atomic bombs on japan?

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Why did Japan drop atomic bombs on the US?

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Who did the US drop atomic bombs on and why?

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How many atomic bombs were sent towards japan?

Two atomic bombs was drop on Japan at the end of the second World War. The first on Hiroshima and the second on Nagasaki


Why did they stop using atomic bombs?

If you are referring to WW2, then the US stopped using atomic bombs on Japan because Japan agreed to surrender. Had they not, the US had plans and production setup to drop a total of 23 atomic bombs on Japan in 1945.


Did america drop an atomic bomb on canada?

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The reasoning behind America's decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan was that?

To end the war with Japan .


What cities in Japan did the US drop the atomic bombs?

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What did America drop on Japan to defeat them in 1945?

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What type of atomic bombs did America drop on Japan?

Easy. Basically there were two types of nuclear bombs (Atomic bombs). One is fusion and the other is fission. Fusion bombs are Hydrogen bombs that were only invented and tested on 1950s. When America drop the bombs on Japan , it was fission type. Both Uranium and Plutonium in Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively.