Why did America drop the Atomic bomb?
On 6th August 1945, 8.15am America dropped the first Atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan because Japan would not surrender. 130,000 people were killed by the initial blow, mostly women and children and the Atomic bomb caused many more deaths afterwards due to radiation. 3 days later, 9th August America dropped another bomb, which was much more powerful than and just as devastating as the first, on Nagasaki in Japan killing 70,000 people. Since 1940 scientists in the U.S.A had been working on a new bomb which could destroy whole cities, the secret code name for the project was 'The Manhattan…
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