Atomic Bombings at 75: Criticizing With No Consequences

On August 6, 1945, a single bomb known as Little Boy destroyed Hiroshima, the headquarters of the Japanese Second General Army. On August 9, another single bomb, Fat Man, destroyed Nagasaki. The bombings led the Japanese government to conclude that the Americans could obliterate their country without the decisive battle they craved and thus they had to terminate the war. Emperor Hirohito’s