Pros and Cons of Dropping the Atomic Bomb

1. Japan Avoided Being Invaded
If the United States did not drop the atomic bomb, Japan may have been turned into a colony of the United States. America had been preparing to invade Japan and take over when the atomic bomb became available. They decided this would be a better option to limit the amount of American lives that would have been lost if they invaded.

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2. Saves Many Lives
The aim of the U.S. in dropping the atomic bomb was to save hundreds of lives of American soldiers. The U.S. was the very first country to develop an atomic bomb, their focus of using in it Hiroshima and Nagasaki was to show the world that they had it. This, inadvertently saved lives around the entire world.

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Britain lost its power, France lost lives and land, Germany lost everything and Japan was totally crushed after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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