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Argue that President Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan was justified.

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The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki gave the Japanese an excuse for surrendering unconditionally. Otherwise, they seemed prepared to fight for every inch of their homeland. Furthermore, once the United States had the atomic bomb it had to show that it was willing to use it. And after dropping the bomb on Hiroshima, it was necessary to drop another one in order to prove that the U.S. had a supply of such bombs. The U.S. wanted to prove this not only to Japan but to the world at...

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