Atomic Bombs

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Debate Over The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki - Opposition - The Bombings As War Crimes
... Eugene Wigner and Leo Szilard, who had together spurred the first bomb research in 1939 with a jointly written letter to President Roosevelt ... issue involved Suppose Germany had developed two bombs before we had any bombs ... And suppose Germany had dropped one bomb, say, on Rochester and the other on Buffalo, and then having run out of bombs she would have lost the war ...
Debate Over The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki - Support - Part of Total War
... philosophy at Tokyo's Catholic University, and an eyewitness to the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima wrote "We have discussed among ourselves the ethics of the use of the ... On 30 June 2007, Japan's defense minister Fumio Kyuma said the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan by the United States during World War II was an inevitable way to end the war ... end the war, it could not be helped (Shikata ga nai) that an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki and that countless numbers of people suffered great ...
Korean War - Characteristics - U.S. Threat of Atomic Warfare
... the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) issued orders for the retaliatory atomic bombing of Manchurian PRC military bases, if either their armies crossed into Korea or if PRC or KPA ... The President ordered the transfer of nine Mark 4 nuclear bombs "to the Air Force's Ninth Bomb Group, the designated carrier of the weapons.. ... Truman approved another B-29 deployment to Britain, this time with bombs (but without their cores), to remind the Soviets of American offensive ability ...
Debate Over The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki - Opposition - Militarily Unnecessary
... The 1946 United States Strategic Bombing Survey, written by Paul Nitze, concluded the atomic bombs had been unnecessary to win the war ... Nevertheless, it seems clear that, even without the atomic bombing attacks, air supremacy over Japan could have exerted sufficient pressure to bring about unconditional surrender and obviate the need for. 1945, Japan would have surrendered even if the atomic bombs had not been dropped, even if Russia had not entered the war, and even if no invasion had been planned or ...
My Trial As A War Criminal
... "My Trial as a War Criminal" is a 1949 short story by atomic physicist Leo Szilard ... in the development and use of the first atomic bombs during the Second World War ... During his trial the record of his opposition to dropping the atomic bomb on civilian targets is dismissed, on the grounds that he had drafted classified documents where he may have taken the opposite position ...

Famous quotes containing the words bombs and/or atomic:

    We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.
    Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

    Quite often ... these little guys, who might be making atomic weapons or who might be guilty of some human rights violation ... are looking for someone to listen to their problems and help them communicate.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)