The Bombing of Japan in 1945
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Since pro has not provided any arguments for his defense, only Truman's reasoning behind the bombings and the selection of location, I will start by providing my first point.
P1. Truman wanted to end the war with as little american casualties as possible, but what makes American casualties any worse than Japanese casualties?
No matter who loses their life, it is still a lose of a life, correct?
Japan was wrong to bomb pear harbor, yes. However, does that give us the right to kill innocent people as well?
If someone were to beat up you and a few of your friends, does that mean that is alright to attack him AND his innocent friends as well?
What about Nagasaki, which contained more civilians than military?
I would say that two cities' atomic bombings is not equal to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Yes, they both were similar, but the atomic bombings had much more weight than what happened at Pearl Harbor.
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