Why Is America Justified Dbq Essay

The Bombing In Japan

America was justified for dropping the bomb on Japan during World War Two because they didn’t want to lose any more American lives. These American lives are major values to their loved ones.
In this document it shows a poster saying `Avenge Pearl Harbor`(document A) by that meaning how the japanese attacked Pearl Harbor by kamikaze basically bombing the boats and tankers by crashing into them with the enemy plane. Since Japan bombed the tankers, United States are going to get them back with a bigger surprise that will cause utter destruction and finally put an end to the war. Many will see it as a good thing and others…

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eventually lead to all of the world becoming Communist countries, so the United States needed a
way to send a direct message to Communism. Using Japan as an example, the United States
could send a message to Russia and all other Communists states how powerful the States was in
terms of strength, military ability, and world dominance. In a description of the bombing of Hiroshima made by the Pacific War Research Society, it states that “Death, for some, was so sudden, so swift, they did not even have time to cry out in pain and shock… (Document F). This atomic bomb was so powerful that people died instantly with no time of reaction or sense. Bodies of the sick and injured, laid on the streets in horrible, immense pain and no way to be helped (Document G). While some people say that the attack was caused by our own people.

To conclude, in my opinion the first atomic bomb should have been used on Japan to end
the war with less lives lost, to ensure the Allies won the war, and to show Communist countries
that Democracy was a greater power than all other Autocratic…