Why Didn’T The US Drop The Atomic Bomb On Tokyo?

What would happen if the US didn’t drop the atomic bomb on Japan?

There’s a belief that the United States didn’t have to drop the atomic bombs to win the war.

The result would lead to many more casualties for both the Allies and Japan, possibly even surpassing the over 200,000 civilians who perished from the bombs..

Was the United States right to drop the atomic bomb?

Dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki brought the war to a quick end. The butcher’s bill for the war in the Pacific was totaled up on August 15, 1945, when Japan’s surrender was announced. … That’s fact.

Why did the US choose Hiroshima and Nagasaki to drop the atomic bomb?

In mid-July 1945, President Harry Truman was informed that the first test of the atomic bomb on had been successful. The bomb was ready for military use. Internal deliberations and weather conditions ultimately led the U.S. to use a nuclear weapon on Hiroshima and, later, Nagasaki.

Did US warn Japan of atomic bomb?

The United States had dropped leaflets over many Japanese cities, urging civilians to flee, before hitting them with conventional bombs. … But there was never any specific warning to the cities that had been chosen as targets for the atomic bomb prior to the weapon’s first use.

How many lives were saved by dropping the atomic bomb?

Ten Million LivesBack to Hiroshima: Why Dropping the Bomb Saved Ten Million Lives.