Lesson 5: End of the War – The Nuclear Issue


  • Counterpoints, Chapter 5, pp 148-151
  • PPT – End of War


  • BBC Hiroshima: Pt2 (49min)
    • Pt 1 is about the development of the bomb if you’re interested

Understand the significance of the following:

  • Manhattan Project
  • Little Boy & Fat Man
  • Enola Gay

Concepts to understand (test yourself):

  • Effects of the atomic bomb
  • US justification for using the bomb

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