About the use of nuclear weapons in ending World War II.

Using the Internet and other research materials, read about the use of nuclear weapons in ending World War II. After reading, answer the following questions in the form of a 1,000 word essay:

In your opinion, was the use of atomic weapons justified under the circumstances?
If nuclear weapons had not been used, approximately how much longer would the war have lasted?
What effects would a more protracted war have had on the U.S. and Japan?

Last Updated on February 10, 2019