The dropping of the atomic bomb on japan had a major impact on world history, learn all about the pros and cons. Harry s truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb 1945, after the second atomic bomb was dropped on nagasaki, the japanese surrendered world war ii. President harry s truman defended his decision to drop atomic bombs on the japanese cities as the only way to avoid a full-scale invasion that, arguably. The japanese city of hiroshima marks the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb by a us warplane, which killed 140,000 people.
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