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Atomic bombs and human beings

Arthur Booth

Atomic bombs and human beings

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Published by Quaker Peace and Service in association with Northern Friends Peace Boad in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArthur Booth.
ContributionsSociety of Friends. Quaker Peace and Service., Society of Friends. Northern Friends Peace Board.
The Physical Object
Pagination17p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19692661M


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Others firmly believe that the use of atomic bombs saved American lives by ending the war prior to a bloody American invasion of Japan. More challenging to consider is whether it was an unjustifiable act in a fully justified 6 marks the 60th anniversary of the atomic destruction of the Japanese city of Hiroshima during World War II.

Right before the atomic bombs were dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the U.S. had conducted indiscriminate bombings on more than Japanese cities, and it had already claimed the lives ofcivilians, even though Japan had already communicated via the Soviet Union its intention to surrender and the end of war was just a matter of time.

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Writing in an era following the Second World War known as the ‘atomic age,’ Golding tapped into a widespread cultural panic over nuclear destruction and man’s capacity for warfare in Lord of the Flies.

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Japan was the only country still in their path. American forces soon began capturing islands off the coast of Japan including Iwo Jima and Okinawa. The people of America are the one nation in world’s history to subject many human beings to the atomic bombs purposely.

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The work Hiroshima, by Jon Hersey, from which the opening quote is taken, first appeared as a long article in the New Yorker, then shortly after in book form.

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