Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

Was dropping the atomic bomb on Japan the best decision that they could make in world war 2? ?

32 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Hasn't this particular dead horse been beaten enough? Until the US dropped the nuclear bombs Japan had no intention of ending the war. Dropping the nuclear bombs was the quickest, least destructive & most humane way to end a war that had been going on for more than 6 years and which had resulted in massive destruction and millions of dead.

  • 1 month ago

    very much so.................

    when japan started the war against the U.S.

    a Japanese admiral said......"I fear we have 

    disturbed a sleeping tiger"....

    tigers and atomic bombs are deadly   

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I think it was a good idea and much of the blame goes to the Japanese.

  • 1 month ago

    My dad was earmarked for the invasion of Japan. So yes, it's nice to be here today!

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  • 1 month ago

    In terms of ending the war by making Japan finally see reason and surrender, yes.

    The other two choices were an actual invasion of Japan, which would have likely cost 500,000 US dead and 5 million Japanese dead, or blockading and further bombing of Japan, which would have taken a lot longer and also cost millions of Japanese lives, through direct casualties and the resulting famines.

  • garry
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    who cares the past is the pat and you never went to war yet born then ..

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It was not good! It was wrong the evil war criminal Truman also known as Trimun was trying to punish the Japanese  people for fighting against freemason and communist that abused millions .Just like when Germany and Italy tried to save Europe from the Zionist bankers of America and England they where destroyed as well. Japan suffered so much because of the evil Zionist in America.

  • 1 month ago

    Dropping the bombs saved the lives of a countless number of American GIs that would have died in an invasion of Japan. It was also payback for their Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.

  • Rick
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    it was best for us, yes .............................

  • ree
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Japan's defeat was imminent at that point. Their refusal to surrender was an indication they were willing to take down as many Americans as possible w/ them. The results speak to the efficacy of the decision. As Japan sneak attacked Pearl, surely they would have used the bomb on us if they had it. It's too bad the bomb wasn't developed before Okinawa or earlier. Look at all those lives that could've been saved.

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