Was the Un Justified in Dropping Atomic Bombs on Japan?

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19th September 2015.

Was United Nations justified in dropping atomic bombs on Japan?

World War II also known as The Second World War was a global war that was fought from 1939 to 1945 in Europe and Asia. The Second World War was debatably the most consequential period of the 20th century. World War II led to vital advancements in technology and set the base for post war social changes, that includes the end of colonialism by the Europeans, the civil rights movement in the United States., and the American Women’s Rights Movement in 1950s, in addition to the initiatives for research and exploration of outer space. The prime fighters were the Allied Nations that included Britain (leading combatant) and its Commonwealth nations, USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and America. The other combatants were the Axis nations that consisted of Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and their allies. The war was won by the Allied forces. One significant consequence of the Second World War was the Cold War between the two superpowers of the world, that is, United States of America and the Soviet Union (USSR).
Japan is an island country located in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. Japan is a leading country when it comes to technological establishments but lacks natural resources, particularly in iron and oil. After the World War I the fascist governments increased their expenditure on military supplies and training. This disclosed Germany, Italy and Japan’s ambition to grow and expand. Initially, France and the United States commenced mass production of arms and weapons to encourage economic escalation and to tackle the production of fascist leaders for military security. While it seems that economic factors were important in Japanese expansion in East Asia, it would be too much to say that colonialism, trade…...

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