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Innocent lives were lost.

   No, because the reason the United States did this was just to intimidate Russia and many, many innocent lives were lost. There were diplomatic options available. The United States remains the only country to have used such a devastating bomb to this day. It was evil and a black mark on the United States.
Anonymous says2013-04-09T01:45:03.937
What proof do you have that it was to intimidate Russia?
Anonymous says2013-04-18T01:21:33.233
Russia was going to fight along side of us. How were we intimidating them?
Anonymous says2013-05-09T01:46:57.837
U.S didn't want the Soviets to be involved with Japan. The atomic bomb ended WWII, but it also started the cold war between U.S and the soviets
Anonymous says2013-05-13T03:15:23.263
War is killing innocent people. Humanity's advance runs on war. It's life.
yetifivepecks says2014-05-18T23:51:16.567
And it will continue to be thus if we all just go along with it.
jrgillespie says2015-04-29T02:59:48.073
MORE INNOCENT lives would have been lost had we invaded instead of bombed.
royalflushryan says2015-08-07T05:59:03.053
Don't be naive. Research Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night to see what the Japanese had planned for the USA.
StubbornPhantom says2019-05-31T06:39:35.480
Diplomatic options were not available. All the allied powers agreed they would only accept unconditional surrender, While Japan refused completely until the nuclear bombs were dropped. Before that, They were determined to fight to the death, And only surrendered when the realized the Americans could just destroy Japan with nukes, And that they had no chance of fighting back.
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