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Did The U.S. HAVE To Use The Atomic Bombs in WW2? | Mini Documentary

Did the U.S. HAVE to use the atomic bombs during the Second World War? How could they have used the atomic bombs differently against Japan?



Did the U.S. HAVE to use the atomic bombs during the Second World War? How could they have used the atomic bombs differently? As weapons of a potential revolutionary nature – strategically speaking – much was still not understood about the atomic bombs by those who created them. Nor was there initial consensus on how to best use them during the war itself.

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So what alternatives did the Allies consider, and what factors weighed heaviest in the decision for how, when and where the atomic bombs were eventually used?

This is a special audio mini documentary, aimed at exploring this issue from the Allied perspective during the Second World War for this very serious subject.

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The A.D. History Podcast explores the last two thousand years of world history in an innovative new way. Join hosts Paul K. DiCostanzo and Patrick Foote as they examine the past two millennia, beginning in 1 AD, and progressing forward ten years every episode until they reach the modern day. Within each ten-year installment, Paul and Patrick aim to share incredibly important, but often overlooked fascinating historic events and figures from around the world in prospective fashion; attempting to see history through the eyes and in the world of those who lived it. By identifying these sometimes lesser known - but in no way less significant aspects of history - the A.D. History Podcast endeavors to take these many disparate threads and weave a fuller, richer tapestry of true world history from 1AD to HD.